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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DSA2021 Online Conference: Call for Panels now OPEN!

The DSA2021 conference, organised and hosted by the University of East Anglia, will take place as a fully virtual event due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 restrictions and large gatherings.

The theme of the conference is Unsettling Development and the Call for Panels is now OPEN and we invite you to bookmark the conference homepage, read the theme, and then move to the call for panels page to view the panel options and rules of the process. Once you have everything clear, you can propose your panel.

All the key dates concerning the conference are now online as well for your information.

Any queries, please email us at [email protected]