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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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Inaugural conference programme announced

With less than two weeks to go, we are pleased to announce the final conference programme of the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’, which now includes the titles of all plenary sessions. The conference, which will take place from 16-18 July at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield, boasts an impressive programme with … Continue reading

6 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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Get involved in the debate that matters

As Spain becomes the latest  country to be bailed out in the Eurozone, the search for a new British growth model becomes ever more pressing. You can still register for our conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ (16-18 July, University of Sheffield) and be part of this debate. To view the full, exciting programme , which … Continue reading

14 June 2012 by
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Ann Pettifor to speak at SPERI Inaugural Conference

Not long to go now. We hope you are looking forward to the SPERI conference as much as we are! Unfortunately, Lord Robert Skidelsky has been called to join a group of economists in Greece in July to advise political leaders on the crisis and obviously, in the present circumstances, we understand this is a task he must not refuse. Instead, however, … Continue reading

1 June 2012 by
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Two days to register under early bird rate for SPERI conference

The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model, 16 – 18 July, Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield Book now The early bird rate ceases on 31 May 2012 so if you have not booked yet, be sure to do it quick! You can register for the conference online now by visiting our online store. Concessionary rates are available … Continue reading

29 May 2012 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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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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Early bird deadline for SPERI conference is 31 May 2012

If you are interested in attending the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’, be sure to book now – the early bird registration deadline is 31 May 2012. The conference will take place at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield on 16 – 18 July 2012. The aim of the conference is to provide … Continue reading

2 May 2012 by
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Programme announced for SPERI inaugural conference

 As the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ draws closer, a provisional timetable has been announced along with a full list of the speakers. With over 60 speakers including some of the leading commentators in the field, this is one event not to be missed. Set to take place in the beautifully elegant … Continue reading

23 March 2012 by
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SPERI Conference: call for papers

In July 2012 we will host the first SPERI conference on the theme of The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model. The central lesson for Britain of the global financial crisis is the need to develop a new, and different, model of growth to that whose frailties it so cruelly exposed. That is the animating vision which … Continue reading

28 January 2012 by
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