PhD Forum 2019


Wednesday, 29th May 2019 - 08:00-12:45
Aliathon Holiday Village, Paphos - Room 1 (1st floor)


The EAA PhD Forum, launched in 2013, is an initiative of the EAA to help and promote PhD students in accounting. The PhD Forum is part of the EAA Annual Congress. 

The PhD Forum will take place in the Aliathon Holiday Village Hotel on Wednesday 29th May 2019 from 08.00 to 12.30hrs, just before the opening session of the EAA Annual Congress 2019 (

The PhD Forum is a great opportunity for PhD students as well as for Assistant Professors or Lecturers in Accounting who do not have a permanent position yet, or Postdocs in Accounting to network and gain insight into academic accounting research and its environment through the speakers. The Forum, which is open to PhD students pursuing research in any topic areas (financial accounting, managerial accounting, audit, tax, etc.) and using any research method (analytical modelling, behavioural, case study, empirical-archival, etc.) related to the EAA, may also provide information as to how to establish contacts for entering the job market.

Please address questions to Marcia ANNISETTE ( and Martin JACOB (   


  1. To complement EAA's offering in terms of doctoral education and emerging scholar promotion;
  2. To foster networking of doctoral students with established scholars and each other;
  3. To increase the visibility of EAA and its Accounting Research Center (ARC) within the community of doctoral students.


08:00 - 08:30    Welcome Coffee

08:30 - 08:35    Welcome Addresses

Philip JOOS, Tilburg University, EAA President
Irene KARAMANOU, University of Cyprus, EAA 2019 Congress Chair

08:35 - 09:30    Update on EAA Doctoral Activities and the EAA Accounting Research Centre (ARC)

Mark CLATWORTHY, University of Bristol, ARC Committee Chair
Beatriz GARCIA-OSMA, Carlos III University, Incoming EAR Editor
                                        and Editor Peer Mentoring Initiative

- Nieves CARRERA, IE Business School Madrid, EAA Talent Workshop Organizer (presentation)
Antonio DE VITO, IE Business School Madrid, EAA Talent Workshop Participant (presentation)

09:30 - 10:45    Plenary

                         What is accounting for? Researching, practicing and engaging for the
                         common good

- Paolo QUATTRONE, University of Edinburgh Business School (presentation)

10:45 - 11:15    Coffee break

11:15 - 12:45    Breakout sessions

1. New Methodological Trends with Implications for Behavorial
    Accounting Research 
(syllabus + presentation)
     - Theresa LIBBY, University of Central Florida
2. Working as an Academic in the 21st Century  
(syllabus + presentation)
      - Christine COOPER, University of Edinburgh Business SchooL

3. Combining Accounting Theory and Empirical Research (syllabus + presentation)
      - Robert GÖX, University of Zurich

4. Trends in Empirical Financial Accounting Research (syllabus + presentation)
      - Christoph SEXTROH, Tilburg University

12:45    Sandwich lunch

13:00   Congress Opening Session


Attendance will be limited to those PhD students and emerging scholars who are registered to the Congress.

Registration to the PhD Forum 2019 can only be done simultaneously with the registration to the EAA Annual Congress 2019 via the online registration system. Please note that you will be asked to send a proof :

  • Either of your PhD status (e.g. a letter signed by your Supervisor)
  • Or a proof of your Assistant or Postdoc status (e.g. a letter signed by your Department Head)




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