Our Aims and Objectives

We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is Development Studies

What is development studies and decolonising development.

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Our Members

We have around 1,000 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions

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Find out about our constitution, how we are run and meet our Council

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Meet our Council members and other staff who support the running of DSA

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The DSA Conference is an annual event which brings together the development studies community

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Our conference this year is themed "Social justice and development in a polarising world"

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Past Conferences

Find out about our previous conferences

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Study Groups

Our Study Groups offer a chance to connect with others who share your areas of interest

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Students and ECRs

Students and early career researchers are an important part of our community

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Our book series with OUP and our relationship with other publishers

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North-South Research

A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Membership Directory

Find out who our members are, where they are based and the issues they work on

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Vacancy – Editor-in-Chief at Journal of International Development

Wiley invites applications for the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of International Development (JID). The journal is an inter- and multi-disciplinary journal that aims to publish the best research on international development in a form that is accessible to practitioners and policy-makers as well as to an academic audience.

Alongside its main focus on international development, the Journal does not represent any particular school of development thought, analytical technique or methodological approach, but aims to publish high quality scientific contributions to ideas, frameworks, policy and practice that make a significant and novel contribution to the field of international development.

Applicants are expected to be internationally recognised experts in the field of international development, with extensive qualifications and expertise in disciplines related to international development. 

Deadline for applications: 31st August 2020