2009 Bratislava Workshop: Scenes
Mary Shirley takes questions from participants during her lecture "Aid and Institutions."
In small group sessions, participants discuss their projects with faculty and get suggestions for revising their work.
A coffee break offers relaxation with a touch of humor - a welcome change of pace during the intense daily schedule.
Workshop members gather in the auditorium of the University of Economics in Bratislava for a lecture by Robert Aliber. Virtual Scientific Laboratories and the Tatra Banka Foundation also co-sponsor the workshop.
Dinner conversations range from professional issues to philosophical musings, arts and hobbies. Among the participants are several talented musicians and at least two marathon runners.
A magnificent goose dinner at the restaurant Grobska Izba in the village of Slovenský Grob inspires participants to song and dance.