In order to promote the academic exchange between Chinese and foreign accounting scholars, the 8th Annual Conference of Accounting History Committee of ASC will be held by Henan University of Economics and Law in October, 2013 in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. Henan province is the birthplace of Chinese civilization and the cultural center of the Xia and Shang dynasty. Therefore, Henan plays an important role in China’s history, especially the culture development. What’s more important, Henan’s accounting culture is of great significance to the origin of accounting thoughts, accounting behavior. In historians’ mind, study on any science must be started from its origin; accounting history research is no exception. Therefore, the conference held in Henan and focus on the study of accounting development and accounting thoughts in Xia, Shang and Zhou dynasty is to trace the origins of accounting historical culture.
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