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SPERI annual lecture with Nicola Sturgeon MSP

Date: Monday 7 November 2016 Time: 6pm Venue: The Octagon, The University of Sheffield S10 2TQ SPERI is delighted and privileged to welcome Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, to deliver the annual lecture titled Scotland and the UK: Economic Policy after the EU Referendum. Watch the event live You can watch the SPERI annual lecture from 6pm on Monday. Follow … Continue reading

5 October 2016 by
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Registration open for George Monbiot Annual Lecture

You can now register to attend the third SPERI Annual Lecture, this year to be given by George Monbiot. In his lecture ‘The Pricing of Everything’, George will address what he sees as a growing attempt to reduce political decisions of all kinds to a narrow, financial cost-benefit analysis. He will discuss the threat that he thinks this poses to … Continue reading

21 March 2014 by
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George Monbiot to give next SPERI annual lecture

We’re extremely excited to announce that the next SPERI annual lecture will be given by George Monbiot. The lecture, entitled ‘The Pricing of Everything’ will take place in the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield on Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 18.00. In his lecture George will address what he sees as a growing attempt to reduce political decisions of all kinds to a narrow, … Continue reading

18 December 2013 by
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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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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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