Category archives for Co-directors

Introducing a new model of capitalism

Today we lauch a new series of SPERI Comment blogs which introduce a new model of capitalism. The first one, by SPERI Directors Colin Hay and Tony Payne,  lays out the vision behind the series: ‘It is time to move on from the mawkish (if necessary) analysis of the failings of the now infamous Anglo-liberal model of capitalism and from lamenting the … Continue reading

8 November 2013 by
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The British economy: a crisis of Anglo-liberal capitalism?

The first SPERI Palgrave pivot entitled ‘The Failure of Anglo-Liberal Capitalism‘ was written by SPERI Director Colin Hay and was published earlier this year. In the book he argues that the crisis is best seen as a crisis of and for growth and not as a crisis of debt, incurred in pursuit of an excessively liberalised Anglo-American form of capitalism. This growth model, … Continue reading

25 October 2013 by
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Congratulations ‘New Political Economy’

In the new 2013 Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Rankings, the journal New Political Economy is ranked 11th in Political Science and 7th in International Relations with an impact factor of 1.930. The journal New Political Economy was founded at the University of Sheffield in March 1996.  Its first issue stated that its aim was to ‘create a forum for work which … Continue reading

18 July 2013 by
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‘The Great Uncertainty’ – SPERI Comment blogs featured in the New Statesman

SPERI Comment has been running a five-part series of blogs entitled ‘The Great Uncertainty’ and we are delighted to announce that the series is being republished on the New Statesman website. The blogs will feature on the New Statesman website every Monday for five weeks from today. You can read the first one here. The series is an attempt by the … Continue reading

25 June 2013 by
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Tony Payne blogs for UNDP’s Human Development Report Office

Following his SPERI Comment blog ‘We are all developing countries now!‘,  Director of SPERI, Tony Payne, continues his attack on the outdated language used in current global discussions, in a blog for the Human Development Report (HDR) Office, part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Discussing the UNDP’s latest HDR ‘The Rise of the South’, published just a couple of … Continue reading

17 June 2013 by
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SPERI on tour!

It has been a busy few months for the staff of Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. This month, Professor Colin Hay attended the European Sociological Association Conference, Milan. Before this, he presented a paper on asset-based welfare and the British crisis at Sciences Po, Paris for the Premier séminaire: finance et protection sociale. You can download his presentation ‘Asset-based welfare’: The … Continue reading

6 December 2012 by
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A new academic year with lots to be excited about

As the new academic year dawns, it’s all systems go at Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute – with plenty of events planned to give you something to look forward to. The next event ‘Professor David Marquand (University of Oxford) in Conversation’, will take place on 22 November 2012, in the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield. Tickets are available free, on … Continue reading

21 September 2012 by
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New appointments and BISA-ISA plenary roundtable.

We are delighted to welcome four Honorary Research Fellows in to the SPERI family. Dr Andrew Baker (Queen’s University Belfast)  Dr Ben Clift (University of Warwick), Dr Helen Thompson (Unversity of Cambridge) and Dr Cornelia Woll (Sciences Po) were appointed as Honorary Research Fellows on 1 August 2012. You will soon be able to view their full profiles on the SPERI website. We have also appointed … Continue reading

14 August 2012 by
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Colin Hay’s BISA/ISA Global Challenges paper, be the first to read it here!

  Professor Colin Hay Last night SPERI Co-director Professor Colin Hay addressed the 2012 BISA/ISA Conference in Edinburgh in the opening plenary panel with a talk on Global Challenges. His contribution on ‘Setting the parameters of acceptable globalisation’ , argued for a thorough reappraisal of the globalisation we permit in the wake of the global financial crisis and for a move … Continue reading

21 June 2012 by
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Video of Roundtable at PSA Conference 2012

SPERI Co-director Colin Hay recently attended the 62nd Political Studies Association Annual International Conference in Belfast. Here is a video of the British Journal of Political and International Relations Roundtable ‘The State of the UK Political Economy’. As well as Professor Colin Hay, the video also features Professor Andrew Gamble (Chair of the SPERI International Advisory Board),  Dr Andrew Baker … Continue reading

11 May 2012 by
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Colin Hay named April’s ‘Super Author’ by Routledge

Routledge are celebrating the work of some of the most popular authors in political science in a new ‘Super Author’ collection. For the next nine months they will be showcasing the work of a new author each month, and this month they are featuring the work of SPERI Co-Director Professor Colin Hay. Read his articles from ‘New Political Economy’, ‘Socialism and Democracy’, ‘West European … Continue reading

13 April 2012 by
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Colin Hay on the radio, new publication by Tony Payne and research fellow/studentship opportunities

An interview with Colin Hay will feature on BBC Radio Sheffield on the morning of Thursday 15 March as part of their focus on the economy this week , so don’t forget to listen in! If you miss it – you can catch it on the BBC iPlayer on their website. Tony Payne has had a Spanish edition of his 2010 Development book … Continue reading

14 March 2012 by
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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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