Portland: City of Beer and Roses

I visited Portland, Oregon earlier this month. I was there attending yet another academic conference – this time the 62nd North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. And yes, I talked about beer at the conference – about the large regional craft Continue reading Portland: City of Beer and Roses

Not Quite Turkish Delight

Ankara’s Railway Station, next to which over 100 people were killed and another 400+ were injured by two suicide bombers

Last month I spent three days in Ankara, Turkey. As with much of my work-related travel these days I was there to talk about beer. The International Geographical Unions’s Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces was holding its annual meeting there and I was giving a Continue reading Not Quite Turkish Delight