Wards Finance Seminar Series

Named after our prominent alumnus and donor, James Cusator Wards, the Wards Finance Seminar Series invites eminent academics and research leaders from top fields and institutions to present their finance research.

Abstracts and biographies for upcoming seminars can be found on our Research Events page.

Our seminars are currently taking place online via Zoom and are open to all. For further information and to register for individual seminars, please contact the Events Team.


Semester 1

22 September 2021, 1pm
Professor Gurdip Bakshi, Fox School of Business, USA

6 October 2021, 1pm
Professor Avri Ravid, Yeshiva University, USA

20 October 2021, 1pm
Dr Xiaofei Pan, University of Wollongong Australia

1 December 2021, 1pm
Dr Moqi Xu, Queen Mary University of London


Semester 2