Welcome to Development Studies Association

DSA Annual Conference

NEW! The list of Panels, Papers and Abstracts are now available on our Conference page. Registration is now open and we look forward to seeing many of you on 1st November 2014.

We have some exciting promotional opportunities as well as holding our usual popular exhibition. Details, booking form and prices can be found on our Exhibition and Promotional Opportunities page

Download the Conference flyer with links to all the Panel information in one place.

We are also looking for up to 20 student volunteers - Read more...

Monthly Bulletin

DSA's September 2014 Bulletin is available online

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Nominations for Election of President and Council Members

Development Studies Association of the UK and Ireland

Council Elections 2014 - Call for Nominations
The 2014 DSA Council elections will be held under the terms of the DSA Constitution as approved at the 2013 AGM. The Constitution can be downloaded. Nomination forms can be downloaded from here

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New DSA Book Store

Development Research

For every sale through our website a donation goes to the DSA

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DSA 'In Focus'!

The DSA has produced a brochure that explains briefly what we are, what our Key Achievements have been and our Theory of Change, along with our current activities and future aspirations.

We encourage all institutional members (and potential institutional members!) to download either the brochure or the poster and display it prominently on your departmental noticeboards!

Alternatively, if you would like hard copies of the brochure, please contact us

Journal of International Development

The DSA has great pleasure in announcing that its journal - the Journal of International Development, published by Wiley-Blackwell - is included in the ISI Social Sciences Citation Index.

Impact Factor: 0.669
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 40/55 (Planning and Development)

Conference Photos

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