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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31. It is possible to submit manuscripts through the conference website Papers in all fields of accounting history research are invited. Full papers are to be submitted in English by January 31, 2016, and will be subject to the refereeing process.

Much time has passed since the "Fourth International Congress of the History of Accountancy" was successfully organized in Pisa in 1984 by Tito Antoni. The University Gabriele d'Annunzio ( will be proud to host in 2016 the World Congress of Accounting Historians, which will take place in Pescara, the attractive Italian seaside resort. Connections to many international destinations areavailable through Abruzzo International Airport ( Pescara is also conveniently located for delegates travelling via Rome Fiumicino Airport, which is connected thrice a day to Pescara airport through Alitalia flights. Comfortable coaches are also running from Fiumicino Airport to Pescara (, thus establishing multiple daily connections between the Abruzzo region and Rome. Admittedly, the Abruzzo region features many sites of historical interest, boasts a splendid national park, and is renowned for its wine, oil, pasta and other culinary delights.

Supported by the Italian Society of Accounting History (SISR), the 14th WCAH will provide an international platform for scholars from around the world to present and discuss research across the full range of accounting history topics and methodological and theoretical perspectives. Papers in all fields of accounting history research are invited, with general strands and categories to be specified at a later stage.

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