In July, Tim Simpson delivered an invited keynote address at the Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture, a graduate program offered by the Catholic University of Lisbon and the Lisbon Consortium. While in Lisbon, Prof. Simpson and Prof. Isabel Gil, Dean of Human Sciences at Catholic University, also signed an exchange agreement between the UM Department of Communication and the Lisbon Consortium which will allow for student exchanges in the areas of Creative and Cultural Industries.