Students will develop a critical understanding of Accounting History topics, included issues related to contemporary accounting.
At the end of this course, Students will have a critical understanding of accounting history topics with reference to methodologies, theories and cases regarding national and international dimension.
Introduction to and role of accounting history, old and new accounting history, accounting history theories, accounting history case analysis, different dimensions of accounting history.
Edwards J.R. and Walker S.P (2009), The Routledge Companion to Accounting History, Routledge, Milton Park (disponibile in biblioteca).
Teaching materials by Professor and Visting Professors, made available on website.
Teaching activities will include lectures, seminars and case analysis. Lectures will give an overview of the main accounting history topics. Seminars will offer an in depth analysis of specific
aspects and will develop a critical understanding. Case analysis will be used to discuss practical implications of these topics. Colleagues from international Universities (United Kingdom) will
be involved in teaching activities for 20 hours, contributing to offer an internazional dimension to the debate as well as links with contemporary aspects of investigated topics
(accounting,accountability, governance, accounting profession).
Written exam including questions on the different aspect of accounting history.
It aims to value the achievement of learning objectives referred to accounting history topics. In particular, questions are formulated to value the capability of understanding and critical
thinking of Students on these topics, also in relation to contemporary accounting issues.