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Biography

Rania Kamla joined Accounting, Economics and Finance department as a Chair in Accounting. Rania had previously worked at Dundee University and the University of Aberdeen before joining Heriot Watt in July 2012.

Rania has published in a number of leading accounting journals like Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS); Critical Perspectives on Accounting (CPA) and Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (AAAJ). She is also a member of the editorial board of CPA; AAAJ; and Accounting and Business Research (ABR) journals.

Research interests

Rania’s  research interests are in the areas of critical accounting, social accounting, international accounting (especially with a focus upon the Arab world), accounting and culture (with particular reference to Islamic accounting) and the accounting profession in the context of globalisation.

Rania is engaged with projects related to the role of women in the accounting profession, especially in the Arab and Islamic world context; issues of language and international accounting standards and the role of critical Muslim intellectuals thought in developing an emancipatrory Islamic accounting thought. Rania’s work is interdisciplinary and is especially influenced by critical and postcolonial theorising.

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Research Output

Emancipatory accounting and corporate governance: Critical and interdisciplinary perspectives

Haslam, J., Chabrak, N. & Kamla, R., Sep 2019, In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 63, 102094.

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    The accountancy profession and emerging economies: reflections on the case of Syria at the margins of the global order

    Kamla, R., Al-Shaer, H., Gallhofer, S. & Haslam, J., 31 Mar 2019, The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Weetman, P. & Tsalavoutas, I. (eds.). Routledge

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  • Activities

    • 4 Editorial activity
    • 2 Participation in conference

    Critical Perspectives on Accounting (Journal)

    Rania Kamla (Guest editor)
    31 Jul 2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference

    Rania Kamla (Participant)
    14 Apr 201416 Apr 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Critical Perspectives on Accounting (Journal)

    Rania Kamla (Editorial board member)
    1 Dec 2013

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    Critical Studies in Accounting and Finance conference

    Rania Kamla (Chair)
    15 Dec 201317 Dec 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Accounting and Business Research (Journal)

    Rania Kamla (Editorial board member)
    1 Dec 2012

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity