Public examination: Tiia-Lotta Pekkanen 27.1.

Tiia-Lotta Pekkanen, Master of Arts in Economics, Master of International Relations, Master of Science in Technology, will defend their doctoral dissertation in the field of economics and business administration at LUT on 27 January at noon, room 1316. Their dissertation is titled What constrains the sustainability of our day-to-day consumption? A multi-epistemological inquiry into culture and institutions. Professor Örjan Sjöberg, Stockholm School of Economics, (Sweden) and professor Eva-Karin Heiskanen, University of Helsinki will act as opponents. Professor Satu Pätäri of LUT University will act as custos.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, public's attendance to the public examination event is limited. In case you wish to attend, please sign up by sending an e-mail to the custos Satu Pätäri (satu.patari (at) The event can be followed remotely too, no pre-registration is needed. Link to follow the event remotely:

Library information:

The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 945 of the university. ISBN 978-952-335-612-2, ISBN 978-952-335-613-9 (PDF), ISSN 1456-4491. The electronic version can be found from LUTPub-database A printed version of the dissertation may be purchased from the Aalef bookstore, tel. +358 44 744 5511, or at or online from the LUT Shop: