Monthly archives for February 2012

[News] Video highlights of the Inaugural Lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband

If you didn’t manage to get a ticket to see Rt Hon Ed Miliband officially launch SPERI on 9 February, and you don’t have time to watch the full version online, we’ve now put together a 5 minute highlights video!

23 February 2012 by
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[News] Colin Hay on European welfare capitalism in hard times and crisis discourse

SPERI Co-Director Colin Hay is a busy man and we like to keep you updated on all our pursuits – so here are some links to a couple of forthcoming publications by Professor Hay. As well as a taking a sneak peak of the final chapter of his forthcoming book co-authored book with Daniel Wincott ‘European Welfare Capitalism in Hard Times’ (Palgrave 2012), (PDF, … Continue reading

21 February 2012 by
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[News] Video of Ed Miliband’s speech at the SPERI inaugural lecture

If you didn’t manage to get a ticket for the SPERI Inaugural Lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband last week do not despair! You can watch his full speech in this video: Footage of the lecture was also shown on the Sunday Politics Show, Sky News and Look North, with the launch covered by many major news sources such as … Continue reading

15 February 2012 by
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[News] “The right institute, at the right time, in the right place”

The Rt Hon leader Ed Miliband took to the stage to officially launch the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute last night. Over one thousand people braved the snow and sleet to attend the launch, which was full almost to capacity. The audience listened intently as Ed declared SPERI to be “the right institute, at the right time, in the right … Continue reading

10 February 2012 by
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[News] Final preparations underway for Inaugural Lecture by Ed Miliband

We’re making final preparations in the Octagon Centre for the arrival of Ed Miliband and the official launch of SPERI tonight. This event, which is full to capacity, is one not to be missed. If you didn’t manage to get a ticket, you’ll be able to watch a video of the lecture right here on our website over the next … Continue reading

9 February 2012 by
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