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Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Rhetoric in International Standard Setting: An Interactive Process of Meaning-making in the Quest for Legitimacy

Research Seminars - business and economics
  • Topic: Rhetoric in International Standard Setting: An Interactive Process of Meaning-making in the Quest for Legitimacy
  • Speaker: Renata Stenka (University of Reading)
  • Venue:Level 3, Campus Hub - C10A
  • When: 10th April, 2014, (Thu)
  • Time: 11.00am - 12.15pm

Presenter

Renata StenkaDr. Renata Stenka is currently a tenured Assistant Professor of Accounting at Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. She is the Programme Area Director for Postgraduate Studies in Accounting and is involved in the development and delivery of several postgraduate and doctoral courses. She holds a visiting research position at the Institute of Finance at the University of Lugano in Switzerland and she has been involved in the delivery of the postgraduate banking and finance programmes. She completed her PhD in financial accounting at the University of Liverpool in the UK and prior to moving to Henley Business School she held her first academic position at Keele University, UK. Prior to that she studied at the University of Szczecin in Poland and the University of Odense in Denmark where she was awarded a national scholarship by the Danish government to proceed to her doctoral research. She has published in Accounting and Business Research and is a recipient of awards from the British Academy for her research projects. Her current research interests consider convergence and compliance issues relevant to the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) worldwide with the specific focus on the political and institutional aspects of accounting change and regulation. Her work also explores rhetorical functions of the narrative and numerical aspects of financial disclosures.

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