South-East Area Group

Update: We have published the schedule of the conference day. Please check it Here. We look forward to see you on June 10.

BAFA-SEAG 2022 Annual Conference

The organising committee of the BAFA – South-East Area Group are pleased to announce its annual conference to be held at Brunel University, London on Friday, 10 June  2022. The conference is organised in collaboration with the Accounting and Auditing Research Group at Brunel Business School. The conference’s theme is on ‘Current Topics in Accounting and Finance Research’. Confirmed speakers are:

Steven Balsam, Professor of Accounting and Senior Merves Research Fellow, Fox School of Business, Temple University

Lakshmanan Shivakumar, Lord David Sainsbury of Turville Professor, Professor of Accounting, London Business School

Lucio Sarno, Professor of Finance, and JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Radu Tunaru, Professor of Finance and Risk Management, Sussex Business School, University of Sussex

We invite submissions of original papers addressing research questions in all areas of accounting and finance research. There is no preference to any particular methodology or research area. We encourage, in particular, submission of Job Market papers by final year PhD students.

FOUR papers will be selected for presentation and discussion during the conference.

Submission Guidelines:

An anonymous full paper (not to exceed 40 pages including abstract, appendices, figures, and tables) should be sent alongside a title page including names of authors and affiliation. All papers should be emailed to the BAFA-South East Area Group co-chairs: George Alexandrou ( and Monomita Nandy (



Registration for the conference is FREE for BAFA members only. To avoid any disappointment, please book your place latest by June 6, 2022.

To register your attendance at the conference, please visit the link below.

If you are not a BAFA member yet, please become a member using the following link:

Please note that there is NO separate fee to register for this conference on 10 June 2022.

BAFA-SEAG Scientific Committee:

Prof Carol Alexander (Sussex)
Prof Alnoor Bhimani (LSE)
Prof Chris Brooks (Reading)
Prof Gilles Chemla (Imperial)
Prof Nigar Hashimzade (Brunel)
Prof Khaled Hussainey (Portsmouth)
Prof Dimitrios Gounopoulos (Bath)
Prof Andros Gregoriou (Brighton)
Prof Bjorn Jorgensen (Copenhagen)
Prof Lisa Jack (Portsmouth)
Prof Sandeep Kapur (Birkbeck College, UoL)

Prof Neil Kellard (Essex)

Prof Osama Khan (Surrey)
Prof Alexandros Kontonikas (Essex)
Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos (QM, UoL)
Prof Roman Matousek (Nottingham)
Prof Khelifa Mazouz (Cardiff)
Prof Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge)
Prof Henry Servaes (LBS)
Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen (Essex)
Prof Sasha Talavera (Birmingham)
Prof Ane Tamayo (LSE)
Prof Shahzad Uddin (Essex)

BAFA-South East Area Group Executive Committee:

Co-Chairs: George Alexandrou ( and Monomita Nandy (

Secretary: Chandres Tejura (

Media Executive: Md Tarikul Islam (

Treasurer: Salma Ibrahim (