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‘For the many not the few’: SPERI annual lecture to be delivered by Stephanie Flanders

Leading economics journalist Stephanie Flanders will deliver the 2017 SPERI Annual Lecture at the University of Sheffield tomorrow (Tuesday 26 September 2017). Her talk, ‘For the many not the few’: do we know how to deliver inclusive growth?,’ will be delivered to a sold-out audience in Firth Hall. The lecture will also be streamed live on Facebook from 6pm at: https://www.facebook.com/theuniversityofsheffield/videos/10155511741250259/ The prestigious … Continue reading

25 September 2017 by
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Events & Communications Administrator wanted!

I (Sarah) will be leaving SPERI at the end of February to begin a new challenge as Research Marketing and Communications Manager for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield. I am sad to be leaving such a fantastic job in a fantastic institute (in the words of the Rt Hon Ed Miliband – it really is … Continue reading

7 February 2014 by
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First seminar in the ESRC Politics of Wellbeing series to take place today

The first seminar in the new ESRC Seminar Series on The Politics of Wellbeing takes place at the Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield, today. The series, led by Ian Bache (Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, Karen Scott (Lord Richard Percy Fellow, Newcastle University) and Charles Seaford (Head of the Centre for Wellbeing, new … Continue reading

31 January 2014 by
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Registration now open for ‘Andrew Haldane In Conversation’

The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) is holding the second of its ‘In Conversation’ evenings at 6pm, Thursday 20 February 2014 in Firth Hall, University of Sheffield. This time, Professor Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge and Chair of SPERI’s International Advisory Board) will engage Andrew Haldane (Executive Director for Financial Stability, Bank of England) in conversation about the financial … Continue reading

2 January 2014 by
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Tickets released for David Marsh book launch

Following the success of the first SPERI book launch of Capital by John Lanchester in February of this year, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be launching the paperback edition of Europe’s Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis could be solved – and why it won’t happen by David Marsh CBE (Chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and … Continue reading

23 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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Provisional programme announced for SPERI Annual Conference

We are pleased to announce the provisional programme for SPERI Annual Conference. The conference entitled ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of European Political Economy’ will take place on 1 – 3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. With an exciting line-up including Iain Begg (LSE), Stuart Holland (University of Coimbra and former MP), Peter Katzenstein (Cornell University), David … Continue reading

23 April 2013 by
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SPERI annual conference draws near!

The deadline to submit proposals for SPERI second annual conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of European Political Economy‘ has now passed, proposals have been gathered, and decisions have been made. We were delighted to receive a large volume of submissions and will shortly be announcing the programme. The conference will take place on 1-3 July 2013 at Halifax … Continue reading

4 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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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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Thank you for attending the book launch of Capital by John Lanchester

Last night John Lanchester launched the paperback version of his latest book Capital in Firth Hall, at the University of Sheffield. Insightful but different accounts of the book were provided by Mick Moran (Professor of Government, Manchester Business School) and Sue Vice (Professor of English Literature, University of Sheffield), before John explained how he came to write both Capital and … Continue reading

8 February 2013 by
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Book launch: Capital by John Lanchester – registration now open!

John Lanchester is a prolific author and journalist and he will launch the paper-version of his latest offering Capital on 7 February 2013 at Firth Hall, University of Sheffield. A writer of both fiction and non-fiction, his books have given brilliantly incisive accounts of the financial crisis and have received wide-spread critical acclaim. The Debt to Pleasure and Whoops! Why Everyone … Continue reading

14 January 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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SPERI Comment is here!

We are delighted to announce the launch of SPERI Comment, a new interactive, political economy blog which will feature articles from a variety of leading commentators, on the issues that matter. SPERI Comment is intended to help spread opinions and ideas of academics from the University of Sheffield, with research interests in political economy, to a wider audience. Further contributions … Continue reading

8 November 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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A new academic year with lots to be excited about

As the new academic year dawns, it’s all systems go at Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute – with plenty of events planned to give you something to look forward to. The next event ‘Professor David Marquand (University of Oxford) in Conversation’, will take place on 22 November 2012, in the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield. Tickets are available free, on … Continue reading

21 September 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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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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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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