Wards Finance Seminar Series

The Wards Finance Seminar Series presents cutting-edge research in topics in finance, financial accounting and financial economics. Named after our prominent alumni and donor, James Cusator Wards, the seminar series invites research leaders from top fields and institutions to present their novel finance research in the areas of expertise of the Adam Smith Business School, such as banking, corporate finance, risk management, behavioural finance, household finance, sociology of finance, Islamic finance, quantitative, computational finance and forecasting, asset pricing, mergers and acquisitions, public finance and monetary policy.

Titles, abstracts and biographies for upcoming seminars can be found on our Research Events page. For further information about the series, please contact the School Research Team.

2019-20

Semester 1

Date/TimeVenueSpeakers
Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 3.30pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543)  Dr Hongda Zhong, London School of Economics 
Wednesday 2 October 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Alberto Zazzaro, University of Naples Federico II
Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 12pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Neeltje van Horen, Bank of England 
Wednesday 30 October 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Ding Chen, University of Sussex
Wednesday 27 November 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Sasha Talavera, University of Birmingham
Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Izidin El Kalak, Cardiff University

Semester 2     

Wednesday 15 January 2020 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Piotr Korczak, University of Bristol
Wednesday 29 January 2020 at 3.30pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Tim Kaiser, DIW Berlin 
Wednesday 26 February 2020 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University 
Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Glenn Schepens, European Central Bank
Wednesday 25 March 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Ai Jun Hou, Stockholm University
Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Michael Ungeheuer, Aalto University
Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 3.30pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Alex Michaelides, Imperial College London
Wednesday 13 May 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Vasso Ioannidou, Lancaster University
Wednesday 20 May 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Thomas Lambert, University of Rotterdam
Wednesday 3 June 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Claudia Custodio, Imperial College London
Wednesday 10 June 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Jacco Thijssen, University of York
Wednesday 17 June 2020 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Klaas Mulier, Ghent University