Regular events

Academic Symposium


Every year, we hold a three-day symposium where the world's leading academics in business taxation discuss the latest research. Typically, this includes experts in economics, law and accounting.

The latest programme and papers, where the authors have given permission for them to be published online, are available below.

If you wish to read any of the papers presented at any of the previous Symposia please contact

See our recent conference programmes:


Summer Conference

Our annual summer conference attracts over 200 delegates from business, professional firms, governments and academia. Past speakers have included leading figures from Google, PwC, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), the United Nations, the finance ministries of Germany and Ireland, and HM Treasury.

The theme of the 2019 event was 'Taxing the digitalised economy. Closing in on reform?'

Find out more about our recent conferences:

  • Taxing the digitalised economy. Closing in on reform? (2019) Programme and videos
  • Taxing the digitalised economy. Tailored change or wide-ranging reform? (2018) Programme and videos
  • Escalating Uncertainty and Competition in Business Taxation (2017) Programme and videos
  • Corporation tax for the 21st century (2016) Programme and videos


Doctoral Conference


Held annually in September, our two-day doctoral conference gives current PhD students and young researchers* the chance to present their paper and receive feedback from their peers and Centre staff in a friendly and stimulating environment. It also allows them to network and build future collaborations.

We welcome submissions on any topics related to business taxation, including economics, law, accounting and other disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary contributions.

A Best Paper Award, with a prize of £500, is presented at the event.

*within three years of completing their PhD.

See the programmes:


Other events

We also host occasional seminars and conferences on topical tax-related issues. Please see details of our upcoming events.

Past events

For papers, presentations and details about past events, please email: 


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