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  • 01 Dec 2018 8:54 AM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Call for Papers

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    Call for Papers in English

    Call for Papers in French

    The African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) was established in 2011 and is the main Pan-African accounting and finance academic association which extends its reach beyond the Anglophone remit to embrace other African regions, such as the Francophone region; which is seen as one of its most distinctive features. 

    Its annual Conference – The African Accounting and Finance Conference – brings together established scholars (from within the continent, the diaspora and beyond), early career researchers (including graduate students), policymakers, and practitioners to debate on contemporary issues in accounting and finance. The Conference will feature parallel sessions in English and French.

    University of Dar es Salaam Business School (UDBS) of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is one of the growing Schools in the East African Region which came into existence in 2008 as a result of transforming the former Faculty of Commerce and Management (FCM) which was established in 1979. UDBS is very proud to host the 9th edition of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) Conference, in collaboration with the Institute of Finance Management (IFM).

    Research areas of interest to the Conference

    The conference welcomes submissions (full papers) in any area(s) of accounting and finance including, but not limited to:

    ·      Financial Accounting and Reporting

    ·      Auditing and Internal Audit

    ·      Financial Management

    ·      Management Accounting and Control

    ·      Taxation

    ·      Accounting Information Systems

    ·      Integrated Reporting

    ·      International Financial Reporting Standards

    ·      Accounting History and Developments

    ·      Public sector accounting and finance

    ·      Accounting Education and Training

    ·      Professional Ethics and Standards

    ·      Non-profit Accounting

    ·      Sustainability Accounting and/or Reporting

    ·      Social and Environmental Accounting

    ·      Corporate finance

    ·      Corporate Social Responsibility

    ·      IFRS for Small and Medium Entities (SMEs)

    ·      International Finance, Banking, and Financial Markets

    ·      SME accounting and finance

    ·      Regulation of Accounting and Financial Services

    ·      Accountability and Governance

    ·      International Public Sector Accounting Standards

    ·      Accounting and Finance in Oil and Gas

    ·      Risk management and Insurance

    ·      Financial literacy and Education

    ·      Value chain Finance

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Submissions in English should be sent electronically to conference@aafassociation.com with subject line: 2019 AAFC English Track. Submissions in French should be sent electronically to conference@aafassociation.com with subject line: 2019 AAFC Français.

  • 26 Oct 2018 8:45 AM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    9th African Accounting and Finance Conference (AAFC) / 9eme Conference Africaine de Comptabilite et Finance

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Tanzanie

     

    Main Conference / Conference principale – 4th to 6th September 2019 (Ramada Resort, Dar es Salaam)

    Emerging Scholars Colloquium /  Colloque des doctorants - 3rd September 2019 (University of Dar es Salaam Business School)

    Deadline for submissions / Date limite pour les soumissions - 30th April 2019

    Further information and call for papers to follow / Plus d’informations et appel a communication en preparation


  • 05 Sep 2018 7:26 AM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    On behalf of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) Executive Committee, I am delighted to welcome all delegates and participants to the 8th AAFA Annual Conference being held here in the beautiful City of Dakar. This is a historic conference because it is the first to be held in a Francophone country with our previous conferences having been held in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Mauritius and Kenya... (AAFA President)

    Please click here to download the full Brochure and final programme.


  • 16 Apr 2018 6:41 AM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    This project builds on the 2017 Africa Call for Research Papers Initiative (ACRPI). This second ACRPI project is borne out of the desire of PAFA and AAFA to sustain the initiative they started in 2017. In furtherance to PAFA’s strategic goal to develop [and engage in] global knowledge and solutions on issues that will affect the economy, society and the profession (thought Leadership), this 2019 Initiative is envisioned to deepen the success recorded from the initial 2017 project. PAFA intends to extend its partnership with accountancy academics in African Universities in conducting research on emerging issues. This second collaboration between PAFA and AAFA therefore is to implement the “2019 Africa call for research papers initiative”.Download here...

  • 19 Mar 2018 7:24 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    8th African Accounting and Finance Conference

    8ème Conférence Africaine de Comptabilité et Finance

    CESAG Business School (Centre Africain d’Etudes Supérieures en Gestion)

    Dakar, Senegal

    Main Conference: 5th-7th September 2018

    Emerging Scholars Colloquium: 4th September 2018

    Theme: ‘Governance and Sustainability in Africa: Challenges and

    Opportunities’

    Final Call for Papers

    The African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) was established in 2011 and is the main

    Pan-African accounting and finance academic association which extends its reach beyond the

    Anglophone remit to embrace other African regions, such as the Francophone region; which is

    seen as one of its most distinctive features. Its annual Conference – The African Accounting and

    Finance Conference – brings together established scholars (from within the continent, the diaspora

    and beyond), early career researchers (including graduate students), policymakers, and

    practitioners to debate on contemporary issues in accounting and finance. The Conference will

    feature parallel sessions in English and French.

    The CESAG Business School (Centre Africain d’Etudes Superieures en Gestion) – a leading

    regional business school in West Africa – is very proud to be the first Francophone institution to

    host the 2018 edition of the African Accounting and Finance Conference.

    Research areas of interest to the Conference

    The conference welcomes submissions (full papers) in any area(s) of accounting and finance

    including, but not limited to:

    Financial Accounting and Reporting Auditing and Internal Audit

    Financial Management Management Accounting and Control

    Taxation Accounting Information Systems

    Read more in English...

    Read more in French...

  • 11 Jan 2018 4:36 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Editor’s Desk

    The five papers in this special edition are the top five papers that won the award of the call for research initiatives in Africa. The call for papers opened on the 1st of December 2016 through to the 31st of January, 2017. A total of 97 submissions were received by the African Accounting and Finance Association secretariat.

    An Implementation Review Committee (IRC) was set up made up of senior academics and professionals in Africa and Africans in diaspora to assess the 97submission of abstracts. The top ten abstracts were identified and full papers were later submitted and handled by the same IRC. The top five papers which was the target of the advert were selected out of the ten papers. Out of the five papers, the authors of the top three papers were sponsored to present their papers at the African Congress of Accountants (ACOA) in Uganda May 2-5, 2017.

    The paper selection process was in line with the agreement in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) and Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).

    The process was sponsored by World Bank Group and the challenge now is to work on a similar research project for ACOA to be held May 2019 in Morocco. The research theme is: ‘Sustainability and Relevance of Accounting and Finance Research in Africa’. Watch out for details on our AAFA website: https://www.aafassociation.com

    Prof Jane Ande

    ISSN:2536-605X

    Please, download AAFJ here

  • 03 Nov 2017 5:15 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Theme: ‘Governance and Sustainability in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities’

    Main Conference: 5th-7th September 2018

    Emerging Scholars Colloquium: 4th September 2018

    CESAG Business School (Centre Africain d’Etudes Supérieures en Gestion)

    Dakar, Senegal

    Key dates

    • ·         Deadline for conference papers: Monday 30 April 2018.
    • ·         Notification of acceptance for conference papers and emerging scholar colloquium submissions: Friday 25 May 2018.
    • ·         Early bird registration: Saturday 30 June 2018.
    • ·         Final regular registration: Tuesday 31 July 2018.
    • ·         Emerging Scholar’s Colloquium: 4th September 2018
    • ·         Conference: 5th to 7th September 2018.
    • ·         Deadline for the submissions to the CPA special issue: Monday 31 December 2018.

    Registration

    CESAG sponsors limited bursaries for the registration of Emerging Scholars (Doctoral and MPhil Students). The bursaries only cover the early bird rate. Please email separately Dr Kémo Baldé at kemo.balde@cesag.edu.sn by Saturday 15 June 2018 to apply.

    Guest Speaker: Prof. Marcia Annisette

    Prof. Marcia Annisette is Associate Dean, Students at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada. Prof. Annisette holds a PhD in accounting and a Masters of Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester, and is a Fellow Certified Chartered Accountant of the UK.

  • 25 Jul 2017 11:13 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Call for research initiatives in Africa PAFA and AAFA collaboration supported by World Bank

    The call for research initiatives in Africa was implemented by African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA )in collaboration with Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA). 97 abstracts were received. First round selected top 10 for full paper development. Second round selection was done to get the top 5. The top 3 were sponsored to African Congress of Accountants (ACOA) in Uganda 2nd – 6th May, 2017 Speke Hotel, Uganda. Click to open the file   ACOA_2017_Awards.pdf


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