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Sheffield Political Economy
Research Institute (SPERI)
The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model
16 - 18 July 2012
University of Sheffield
Register now for early bird rates ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AO-0/c.aspx )
Officially launched by Rt Hon Ed Miliband in February, SPERI is a new interdisciplinary & politically neutral research institute that focuses in the first instance on questions of growth in the wake of the global financial crisis. Our inaugural conference reflects this focus.
The institute is co-directed by Professors Colin Hay ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AP-0/c.aspx ) and Tony Payne ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AQ-0/c.aspx ) at the University of Sheffield, and its International Advisory Board, chaired by Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, comprises twenty leading commentators in the field ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AR-0/c.aspx ).
The Conference Programme ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AS-0/c.aspx )
Monday 16 July 2012
The conference will open with introductory plenary talks from Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge) and Linda Weiss (University of Sydney).
Tuesday 17 July
A day of parallel running panels ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AT-0/c.aspx ) will conclude with a pre-dinner talk by Lord Robert Skidelsky and a conference dinner.
Wednesday 18 July
Further plenary sessions; the first will feature presentations by Nicola Phillips, Helen Thompson & Robert Wade.
The second will gather together speakers from a range of influential think-tanks including Centre Forum, Green Alliance, the Institute of Economic Affairs, IPPR, Policy Network and the Resolution Foundation.
Register before the end of May for early bird rates ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AO-0/c.aspx )
Location: Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield
Set within the stunning landscaped gardens of the Endcliffe Village and built in the 1830s, Halifax is a Victorian mansion combining 19th century elegance with contemporary luxury.
Get more information on our website at www.sheffield.ac.uk/speri ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AU-0/c.aspx ) or register ( http://theuniversityofsheffield.com/t/17GR-SGON-69Q0S2-B02AO-0/c.aspx ) for the SPERI conference.
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