Doctoral defence - Mansoor Afzali

Doctoral student Mansoor Afzali defends his doctoral thesis in accounting on the thesis "Essays on the Role of Social Networks and Social Capital in Accounting and Finance"

Doctoral student: Mansoor Afzali
Major: Accounting

Opponent and university: Sami Vähämaa – University of Vaasa
Chair: Professor Minna Martikainen

You can read the complete doctoral thesis here

The doctoral defence will be held by video conference

You can access the video conference here.
The video conference opens 30 Juni at noon. 

An online doctoral defence principally follows the same guidelines as a traditional physical doctoral defence. During the video conference a few special guidelines apply to the audience:

  • access to the video conference opens fifteen minutes before the defence starts
  • it is preferred that the audience joins the meeting fifteen minutes before the start of the defence
  • during the defence, the audience’s microphones are muted, cameras are turned off, recording is not allowed, and the chat function is not to be used until permitted by the Custos.
  • members of the audience who wish to make comments concerning the thesis can to ask the Custos for the floor in the chat function that opens after the opponent finishes.