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Video of Wolfgang Streeck’s talk – ‘Last Call: Time is Running out on Capitalism and Democracy in Europe’

We are pleased to share the opening address of the SPERI Conference which took place on 4th July in Halifax Hall in Sheffield. In this talk, Wolfgang Streeck briefly reconstructs the post-war relationships between democracy and capitalism and shows how the trajectory of ‘democratic capitalism’ has increasingly favoured a social and economic model that prioritises the imperatives of the market … Continue reading

9 September 2016 by
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A successful SPERI conference closes

The final day of SPERI’s 2016 conference organised around the theme of ‘Political Economy in an Age of Great Uncertainty’ began with a plenary session devoted to ”The Other Crisis’: The Political Economy of Green Transformation’. Chaired by SPERI Research Fellow, Martin Craig, the two speakers were Professor Peter Newell (University of Sussex) and Dr Hayley Stevenson (University of Sheffield). … Continue reading

7 July 2016 by
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Wolfgang Streeck opens 4th SPERI Conference

World-leading academics coming together at the University of Sheffield this week to discuss issues in political economies in all settings and all parts of the world. German political economist and sociologist Wolfgang Streeck opened Sheffield’s Political Economy Research Institute’s (SPERI) fourth conference on Monday (July 4, 2016) with a keynote speech discussing capitalism and democracy in Europe arguing that capitalism … Continue reading

4 July 2016 by
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2016 SPERI Conference announcement: ‘Political Economy in an Age of Great Uncertainty’

The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) is pleased to announce that its next major conference will take place from 4-6 July 2016 and will be held, as previously, in the Halifax Hall conference centre in Sheffield. The theme of the conference will be: ‘Political Economy in an Age of Great Uncertainty’. SPERI’s focus encompasses analysis of all the major … Continue reading

22 July 2015 by
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One week left to submit a proposal for SPERI Conference

There’s just one week left to submit a paper or panel proposal for SPERI annual conference. The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis will take place on 30 June – 2 July 2014 at the newly renovated Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. It will seek to take discussion of the political economy of the crisis beyond its … Continue reading

24 January 2014 by
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Two weeks left to submit a proposal for SPERI annual conference

There’s just over two weeks left to submit a paper or panel proposal for SPERI annual conference ‘The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis’. The conference will take place on 30 June – 2 July 2014 at the newly renovated Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. It will seek to take discussion of the political economy of the … Continue reading

17 January 2014 by
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SPERI annual conference: Final call for papers

The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis 30 June – 2 July 2014, Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield Proposal submission deadline: 31 January 2014 The 2014 SPERI conference seeks to take discussion of the political economy of the crisis beyond its British and European contexts to focus centrally on the dynamics and patterns of the distribution of … Continue reading

19 December 2013 by
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The Global Contours of Growth & Development Beyond the Crisis – Call for papers

In its first year SPERI Conference looked at the British growth crisis. Last year, it tackled Europe. This year it will take on the global political economy – focusing on the dynamics and patterns of the distribution of growth and development across with world. Plenary speakers include: Linda Weiss (University of Sydney), Tony Payne (University of Sheffield), Gregory Chin (York … Continue reading

31 October 2013 by
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Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy

The SPERI Annual Conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’ will take place on 1-3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. As the EU reaches a political deal on seven-year budget, the conference is particularly timely. Over 100 delegates will be in attendance, including leading academics, policy makers and journalists from across the … Continue reading

28 June 2013 by
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One week to register under early bird rate for SPERI Conference

The second SPERI annual conference ‘Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’ is now just over 5 weeks away. The conference will take place on 1 – 3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. The programme features an exciting list of speakers including Peter Katzenstein (Cornell University), Vivien Schmidt (Boston University), Iain Begg (LSE), Stuart … Continue reading

24 May 2013 by
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Just under a week left to apply for a SPERI studentship, or to submit a proposal for SPERI conference

Thursday, 28 February 2013 is a big day! It’s not only the deadline to apply for the SPERI PhD Studentship, but it’s also the deadline to submit abstract proposals for SPERI annual conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’. The conference will take place in Halifax Hall at the University Sheffield on 1-3 July 2013. … Continue reading

22 February 2013 by
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Studentship and conference deadlines, and the arrival of Research Paper No.1

The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth The first SPERI research paper ‘The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth’  by Director Colin Hay is to be published online this week. We are extremely excited about the arrival of the first SPERI research paper, if you would like to read the paper – you will … Continue reading

7 January 2013 by
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Can growth come out of austerity? Lord Skidelsky announces title of his conference speech

In the wake of recent events in Greece, SPERI Co-director Colin Hay spoke live on BBC Radio 5 this week about the consequences of the Greek election, prospects for Greece’s exit from the Eurozone & the implications for the Euro. With this in mind, and warnings of  a second credit crunch in Europe in the news today, the subject of … Continue reading

17 May 2012 by
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