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Thanks for attending the Annual Lecture by Robert Peston

Last night Robert Peston gave us his diagnosis of the ‘mess we’re in’. It was an account dosed with optimism and pessimism, concern and humour. Peston came across as both down to earth, knowledgeable, witty and honest in the lecture and in the Q&As that followed. After providing a detailed analysis of what went wrong, what might follow (2014 will … Continue reading

26 April 2013 by
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Annual lecture by Robert Peston – tonight!

The day has finally arrived, at 6pm Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor, will stand on the Octagon stage for the second SPERI annual lecture, and explain whether he thinks we have ‘fixed the mess we’re in yet?’ Tickets for the event have gone but if you would like to attend, please do come along and we will try and squeeze you if we … Continue reading

25 April 2013 by
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Tickets nearly gone for annual lecture by Robert Peston

With just under two weeks to go until the second SPERI annual lecture by Robert Peston: ‘Have we fixed the mess we’re in yet?’ tickets have almost gone. We cannot wait for the event that promises to be as exciting and insightful as the inaugural annual lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband last year. There are only a few places … Continue reading

8 April 2013 by
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Register to attend the Annual Lecture by Robert Peston

As the next SPERI event fast approaches, we’re delighted to announce the details. Following on from the first annual lecture by Rt Hon Ed Miliband in 2012, Robert Peston, The BBC Business Editor, will deliver the second annual SPERI lecture at 18.00 on Thursday 25 April 2013 at the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield. Robert Peston, the BBC’s Business Editor, has … Continue reading

13 March 2013 by
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Book launch: Capital by John Lanchester – watch the video

If you were unable to attend the recent SPERI event – ‘Book launch: Capital by John Lanchester’ on 7 February 2013 at Firth Hall, you can now watch the full recording of the event! We would like to thank the University Creative Media Team for the making of this video. The next SPERI event will be the Annual Lecture – … Continue reading

12 February 2013 by
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Marquand tickets gone & Peston postponed

Tickets for ‘Professor David Marquand in Conversation’ on Thurs 22 November 2012 are now gone. If you have not yet requested a ticket but would like to come, you are welcome to turn up on the night and we will do our best to accommodate you. The second of our annual lecture series, by Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor will … Continue reading

25 October 2012 by
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Robert Peston lecture postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the second of our annual lecture series, by Robert Peston, BBC Business Editor has been postponed from Thursday 7 March 2012 to Thursday 16 May 2012. Details about how to get tickets for this event will be available nearer the time. On a different note, we are very pleased with the hugely positive response to the … Continue reading

19 October 2012 by
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