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We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issuesFind Out More
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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 President Sam Hickey sets out his plans for the future at DSARead Now
All the latest news on development studies from the Open UniversityRead Now
Yale-NUS College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Global Affairs at the rank of Assistant Professor.Read Now
A new report from King’s College London highlights how international development is often ageist and ignores the interests, needs and contributions of older people.Read Now
All the latest news and updates from CIDT at the University of WolverhamptonRead Now
Find out what’s been happening this month at SOAS, including podcasts, documentaries and new publications.Read Now
Catch up on all the latest news from the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at UCLRead Now
Call for papers – Better Jobs for DevelopmentRead Now
All the latest news from the Centre for Development StudiesRead 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
Join this LIDC event to discuss racism and developmentRead Now
The 14th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA14) has been postponed to 21-24 SeptemberRead 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.