The third Stockholm-Uppsala Gröjer seminars (as the first three events were called) took place at the island of Sandhamn on the outer rim of the Stockholm archipelago on the 2-3 of May 2013. This year’s speaker was Wai Fong Chua, Professor at the University of New South Wales, Australian School of Business.
Professor Chua has published widely in international journals including the Accounting Review; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research and the Journal of Management Accounting Research. She is an editor for Accounting, Organizations and Society, a tier one international journal. In 2008, Professor Chua received the Outstanding Contribution to the Accounting Research Literature award from the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Wai Fong Chua is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students – formerly Enterprise Systems) at the University of New South Wales. She holds a first class honours degree and a Phd from Sheffield University. Professor Chua was also awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in 2008. She has been a Professor at UNSW since 1994 and was Head of the School of Accounting from 2000-2006 and the Senior Associate Dean of the Australian School of Business from 2006-2010.
The first Stockholm-Uppsala Gröjer seminars (as the first three events were called) took place at the island of Sandhamn on the outer rim of the Stockholm archipelago on the 23-24 of April 2009 and at Stockholm University School of Business where an open seminar were held on the afternoon of the 24th. This year’s speaker was Michael Power, P D Leake Professor of Accounting at London School of Economics and Political Science.
Michael Power is the P D Leake Professor of Accounting at London School of Economics and Political Science where he also is the Research Theme Director for the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR).
Michael Power is the author of The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification (Oxford University Press, 1997; second paperback edition 1999), translated into Italian, Japanese and French and most recently Organized Uncertainty: Designing a World of Risk Management (Oxford University Press, 2007). He has also written a number of influential articles on risk, control, governance and auditing in journal such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Studies, European Accounting Review and International Journal of Auditing.