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Professor David Hulme as new DSA President

It is with great pleasure that the Council can announce that the new President of the DSA is Professor David Hulme, Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. As no nominations for President were received ahead of the AGM, the Council agreed to pursue individuals who had expressed interest rather than re-open the nomination process. We're pleased to say that David received unanimous support from Council members and so has been declared President for the term of office 2014 - 2017.

Please read more from David here


DSA Monthly Bulletin

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DSA Annual Conference

The list of Panels, Papers and Abstracts and Presentations are available on our 2014 Conference page.


New DSA Book Store

Development Research

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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)