Academy of Accounting Historians


International Scientific Conference - Sokolov Reading "View from the Past into the Future"

  • 11 Apr 2013
  • 12 Apr 2013
  • St. Petersburg, Russia

We invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference, dedicated to the memory of Professor Yaroslav V. Sokolov. The whole point of the Conference is to bring scholars together to debate research directions on the history and theory of accounting. Thus we foresee following subjects to be reviewed by this meeting:


  • Heritage of Professor Yaroslav Sokolov,
  • Evolution of ccounting paradigm,
  • Mutual influence of national scientific schools of accounting,
  • History of core themes: financial accounting, management accounting, analysis and audit,
  • History of accounting in various locales, economic sectors and/or organizations,
  • The harmonization of accounting and statistics,
  • Outstanding scholars of the past and their contribution to the accounting science,
  • Past, present and future of accounting profession,
  • Interdisciplinary research: the relationship of accounting with other sciences.

Papers on other topics, related to accounting, also will be welcomed.


The Conference is held in St.-Petersburg, called the "Venice of the North", which has significant historical and cultural heritage and is thus a highly attractive tourist destination. Suitable activities will be placed in the conference program. Conference will take place in the University campus, situated in the city centre.

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