I don't generally travel far and wide during the summer. I'm a homebody, which means I enjoy staying home and working or doing things that count as working but are actually fun.
This summer, however, I went to Scotland to the Edinburgh 2016 Symposium of Mexican Studies and Students.
|Yes, that is a pineapple. (No it's not, it's a thistle.)|
I gave two oral presentations; one about conflicts of interest in Mexico, and another one, which I worked on with two colleagues, about corruption and the energy sector in Mexico. If you're curious about what I said, we can get some coffee and talk about it.
|My example to explain conflicts of interest involved Lady Gaga.|
Besides the academic stuff, I took the chance to do a bunch of other cool stuff, which I will list below: