Doctoral defence - Sebastian Schauman

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Doctoral student Sebastian Schauman will defend the doctoral thesis in Marketing "Meaningfulness and the Significance of Things - An Exploration of Meaningful Consumer-Object Relations".

Doctoral student: Sebastian Schauman

Major: Marknadsföring

Thesis title: Meaningfulness and the Significance of Things - An Exploration of Meaningful Consumer-Object Relations

Opponent and university: Elina Närvänen, Phd, Associate professor, Tampere University

Chair: Kristina Heinonen


The complete doctoral thesis is available through this link. 


The doctoral defence will be held as hybrid. Participants can attend on site or via videoconference.

Access the video conference via this Teams link


The video conference opens 15 minutes before the start of the defence. 

Online participation follows the same guidelines as a traditional physical doctoral defence.

The following guidelines apply to the audience that participate via video conference:

- 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.