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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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Watch the video of ‘Professor David Marquand In Conversation’

If you missed the event ‘Professor David Marquand In Conversation’ on 22 November 2012 at the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, you can now watch the recording of the event here. A former Labour MP, Chief Adviser to the European Commission, founding member of the Social Democratic Party and prolific author; Professor David Marquand (University of Oxford) is asked by … Continue reading

4 December 2012 by
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