Our Aims and Objectives
We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issuesFind Out More
Building connections: researching global change
Welcome to the Development Studies Association (DSA). We are the UK based membership organisation for all those studying, researching and teaching in the field of global development.
We’ve been together for over 40 years. We are proud of our strong membership base, our diverse networks, our lively annual conference, and our collaborative publications.
New videos from #DSA2020 sharing tips and advice on book and journal publishingRead Now
In memory of Fred Nixson, Emeritus Professor of Development Economics at the University of ManchesterRead Now
Catch up on events you might have missed from LIDCRead Now
A new MSc programme from SOAS, focused on humanitarianism, aid and conflictRead Now
All the latest news, webinars and blogs from the Open UniversityRead Now
Wiley is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of International DevelopmentRead Now
Explore the latest publications from Oxford University Press Economics divisionRead Now
Conflict Zone is a six-part series from the LSE Conflict Research Programme, exploring the nature of global conflict in the twenty-first century.Read Now
Online conference on Jobs and Development from UNU-WIDERRead Now
A webinar for doctoral researchers on adapting research in the time of a global pandemicRead Now
Professor Olivier Bargain will join the WIDER Webinar Series to discuss new research on poverty, work mobility and COVID-19 in developing countries.Read Now
DSA works on behalf of the development studies community in the UK. We build connections between DSA members, represent their views in relevant consultations and share their work with a wide audience of prospective students, partners and donors.