European Accounting Association

Virtual Accounting
Research Seminar

We are happy to announce that the Virtual Accounting Research
Seminar started again on Friday Dec 4th, as a monthly EAA event.


Our next speaker is

Christian Leuz

(University of Chicago, USA)


The VARS is organized by the EAA Virtual Activities Task Force

The European Accounting Association Virtual Accounting Research Seminar (VARS) aims to facilitate the continued exchange and discussion
of accounting research findings in Europe and around the world. The series is free and open to all. Recordings of previous seminars

will be made available to EAA members on the 
Accounting Resources Centre (ARC) Repository at presenters’ discretion.

Seminars take place monthly at 16.15 – 17.45 CET on Zoom – see full list of dates and program below.

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Add to My Calendar 2021-02-05 16:15:00 2021-02-05 17:45:00 Europe/Brussels EAA VARS Virtual Accounting Research Seminar https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodeihqTMsGtez2ugAuVeU5ez8HA7nhihe Online (Zoom) EAA info@eaa-online.org

We offer the possibility to PhD students and early career faculty members to register for a 30-minute meeting slot with the guest speaker to discuss your own research and theirs. Registration will open one week prior to the seminar and slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Each seminar is also followed by a virtual social reception for those who wish to engage informally with the speaker. The virtual reception is open to all interested parties and is meant for agenda-free group discussions and fun. The same registration procedure applies.

VARS Program

DateSpeakerPaper TitleSeminarMeeting SlotsVirtual Reception
Feb, 05 2021

Christian Leuz
(University of Chicago, USA)





Mar, 05 2021

Jan Bebbington
(University of Birmingham, UK)





Apr, 09 2021

Martin Messner
(Universität Innsbruck, Austria)





May, 07 2021

Peter Pope
(Università Bocconi, Italy)





Jun, 04 2021TBA





Jul, 02 2021TBA





VARS Day Outline

1st Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 14:00 – 14:30

14:00 PM

2nd Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 14:30 – 15:00

14:30 PM

3rd Meeting slot

Pre-event meeting 15:00 – 15:30

15:00 PM

4th Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 15:30 – 16:00

15:30 PM

Paper Presentation

16:15 PM

Virtual Reception

After-event meeting

17:45 PM



All times Central European Time


DateSpeakerPaper Title
Jan, 08 2021Eddy Cardinaels
(Tilburg University, Netherlands)
All Show and No Know? The Effects of Outcome Transparency and Learning Path on Employee Learning Behaviors.
Dec, 04 2020Beatriz Garcia Osma
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Narrative Conservatism
Jun, 26 2020Kirstin Becker
(Copenhagen Business School)
Constructing Accounting as a Public Policy Issue: The Framing of Fair Value Accounting
during the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–09
Jun, 19 2020Thomas Bourveau
(Columbia University)
Public Company Audits around the Securities Exchange Act
Jun, 12 2020Christine Cooper
(University of Edinburgh)
Agencification – replacing liberal democracy with neoliberal accountability
Jun, 05 2020Chris Chapman
(University of Bristol)
Control as Seduction: Gamification at Foursquare
May, 29 2020Victor van Pelt
Public Tax Disclosures and Investor Perceptions
May, 22 2020Claudia Imperatore
The effect of private political information on macroeconomic forecast accuracy
May, 15 2020Carlos Larrinaga
(Universidad de Burgos)
Early modern accounting and the emergence of the administrative state
May, 08 2020Stephan Hollander
(Tilburg University)
Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: Covid-19, SARS, and H1N1

EAA Virtual Activities Task Force


Giovanna Michelon (Chair), University of Bristol, UK

Andrei Filip, ESSEC Business School, France

Marco Trombetta, IE Business School, Spain

Victoria Clout, University of New South Wales, Australia

Yasemin Karaibrahimoglu, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Irma Malafronte, University of Roehampton, UK

Evisa Mitrou, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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