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Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Nicola Phillips

Last night, Professor Nicola Phillips, SPERI Associate Fellow and Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Politics, delivered her inaugural professorial lecture at the University of Sheffield. In a wide-ranging and powerfully argued lecture, which was entitled ‘Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in the Global Economy’, Nicola set out and explained the complex array of interlocking symmetries of market … Continue reading

10 December 2015 by
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SPERI inaugural conference: papers and a note of thanks

We are pleased to announce that the papers presented at the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ are now available to read on online. The conference, which took place on 16-18 July at Halifax Hall, was almost full to capacity, and attendees included many leading commentators, old and new. You can watch videos of some … Continue reading

25 July 2012 by
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Video highlights from SPERI inaugural conference

‘The British Growth Crisis: Overview and Main Themes’ Plenary session chaired by Professor Tony Payne (SPERI Co-director, University of Sheffield) including: ‘A crisis of growth, not a crisis of debt’, Professor Colin Hay (SPERI Co-director, University of Sheffield) ‘Crisis without end? The deadlocked economy’, Professor Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge & Chair of SPERI International Advisory Board) ‘Finance and Industry: … Continue reading

24 July 2012 by
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SPERI conference: a month to go!

On 9 February 2012 Rt Hon Ed Miliband launched the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield, pronouncing it as “the right institute, at the right time, in the right place” before echoing the core focus of SPERI’s project: “From the ashes of the kind of irresponsible capitalism which led to the crash, we need to … Continue reading

18 June 2012 by
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