IPSIG Doctoral Colloquium 2023

Monday 3 - Monday 3 July 2023

The Interdisciplinary Perspectives SIG and Department of Accounting and Governance, Birmingham City Business School

IPSIG Doctoral Colloquium 2023

3 July 2023

Plenary speakers Professor Jill Atkins (Cardiff University), Professor Amanze Ejiogu (Sheffield Hallam University) & Dr David Yates (University of Sheffield) with the IPSIG Doctoral Colloquium 2023 Prize Winner Mohammad Nuryazidi


Call for Papers

DEADLINE: 31 May 2023.

BAFA IPSIG is glad to announce that its first doctoral colloquium will be hosted by the Birmingham City University Business School on Monday, 3 July 2023. The doctoral colloquium aims to bring together postgraduate researchers and early career researchers interested in interdisciplinary and critical perspectives on accounting and finance. This one-day doctoral colloquium will be organised in a hybrid format. Yet, we encourage participants to join us inperson for further engagement and networking within the event. We are seeking contributions in the form of complete or working papers, or research ideas, focusing on interdisciplinary research in accounting and finance.

Topics to be addressed may include, but are not limited to:

  •  Accounting, Accountability and the role of value (re)construction
  • Accounting for the public interest, plurality of publics, diversity
  • Accounting profession, contested expertise, accounting scandals
  • Audit, ethics, corporate governance and organisational culture
  • Accounting as political practice, political economy, biopolitics, neoliberalism
  • Accounting and racial and social conflict, industrial relations, counter-accounting
  • Management accounting and innovation
  • The formalities and informalities of management controls and performance measurement systems
  • Sustainability accounting
  • Social and environmental accounting, health and wellbeing accounting, biodiversity and ecological accounting
  • Accounting and imperialism, post-colonial accounting
  • Accounting aesthetics and organisational symbolism
  • Accounting cosmologies, non-human accounts, multi-species accounting
  • Accounting for the digital: new accounts and new ways of accounting for digitalisation
  • Vernacular forms of accounting, iconographic and audio-visual accounts
  • Divergent, polyphonic and pluripolar accounting histories
  • Social studies of finance and valuation
  • Behavioural finance and understanding psychological biases influencing financial decision-making
  • The use of financial technology (fintech) and other financial data methods/ models such as artificial neural networks and machine learning algorithms
  • Financial sociology: social and cultural factors shaping financial markets and institutions
  • Interdisciplinary studies between finance and political science and their impact on understanding financial markets, political and governmental regulations, international relations and public opinion
  • Financial legislations and legal frameworks influencing financial institutions, investors’ behaviours, and other market participants.

Panel Session

A panel session will also take place during the event to discuss publishing from your PhD work and will address other PhD-related queries surrounding research design, methodology, data collection and analysis approaches.

Panel session members: TBC

Abstracts and Timeline

Please submit an extended abstract between 500 to 1000 words maximum, by 31 May 2023 to Authors will hear back from us by 2 June 2023.

Please feel free to get in touch with our doctoral colloquium organising team for any queries regarding potential submissions by email: or get in contact with Dr Sarah Mohamed (head of doctoral colloquium organising team) on:

Location and Registration

This is a hybrid event. In-person candidates will join us at our Birmingham City University. City Centre campus. Online access will be provided to successful applicants nearer the time.

Registration fees

  • Early career researchers: £70
  • PhD students: £40
  • Registration link: 

    Registration deadline: 28 June 2023