Wanted to fill you in on the rest of the Singapore trip before I started the Shanghai report. Yes, I know I’m behind. Trying my best for you guys, really I am.
The conference I was in Singapore to attend was in honor of Shirin Fozdar, an early Singaporean feminist. I gave the closing plenary, and enough people have asked about my talk that I think I’ll put it up on the blog in a couple of days. Meanwhile, here are about a third of the speakers, gathering for dinner.
I also got to hang around in Singapore, courtesy of various friends. You already saw some of those photos; if you missed the earlier blog entries they’re not hard to find, and if you click on any of these photos you can see the rest. I spent a day with my friend Roberto Cartelli, a great guy, and his friend Ann Hill, my new buddy. We went to the Barrage, to Marina Bay, to the Gardens, and for a long walk, lunch (more laksa!) and a boat ride. We looked like this:
As photogenic as we clearly are, Singapore has even more photogenic objects.
They also want to make sure that you understand where it is they don’t want you to go.