PhD Colloquium

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Venue: Branitz Conference Center, Heinrich-Zille-Straße 120, 03042 Cottbus (next to Best Western Parkhotel), Room: Henriette

Chairs: Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Grossi, Kristianstad University and Nord University and Prof. Dr. Pawan Adhikari, Essex University

PhD students can submit papers at whatever stage they are in their PhD projects directly to the CIGAR Workshop Chairs: and

10:00Reception and opening:
Welcome speeches by Berit Adam and Jens Heiling on behalf of the Organizing Committee and by the Chairs of the PhD Colloqium
10.10-11.00“Doing comparative government accounting research – opportunities and challenges”, Tobias Polzer, Institute for Organization Studies at WU Vienna, and Elaine Stewart, Queen’s University Belfast.
11.00-11.15Coffee break
11.15–12.45Presentation of PhD projects
Maria Testa, Stakeholder engagement in local governments via non-financial reporting. A structured literature review.

Gatawa Kandage Chirath Jeewantha, Transplanting western approaches to accounting reforms in emerging economies: A case of accrual basis public sector accounting standards (IPSAS) in Sri Lanka
12.45–13.45Lunch break
13.45-14.30“From evidence to insight: How to develop an interesting contribution from your literature review?”, Hans-Jürgen Bruns, Leibniz University Hannover
14.30–15.15Presentation of PhD projects
Tamara Volodina, Megatrends in Public Sector Auditing Literature: State-of-the-Art and Future Research Agenda
15.15–15.45Coffee break
15.45–17.15Presentation of PhD projects
Valentina Santolamazza, The new Era of Public Sector: enhancing citizens’ engagement thanks to the E-Participatory Budgeting

Husanboy Ahunov, Searching for public value in sustainability reporting: the case of Nordic “sin” industry hybrid organizations
From 7pmPhD Evening Event


CIGAR Board Meeting