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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IDS Events & publications – November

Collective Action for Accountability on Sexual Harassment: Global Perspectives
IDS Bulletin 51.2
Edited by Mariz Tadros and Jenny Edwards

Lessons for Open Data for Development Programmes
IDS Policy Briefing 171
Louise Clark, Grace Lyn Higdon, Alan Stanley and Tony Roberts

China and Humanitarian Aid Cooperation
IDS Policy Briefing 170
Neil Renwick

Humanitarianism and Religious Inequalities: Addressing a Blind Spot
CREID Working Paper 4
Jeremy Allouche, Harriet Hoffler and Jeremy Lind

Social Protection and Building Back Better
Positioning Paper
Jeremy Lind, Keetie Roelen and Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Gender Equality and Building Back Better
Positioning Paper
Sohela Nazneen and Susana Araujo

Governance and Building Back Better
Positioning Paper
Shandana Khan Mohmand, Colin Anderson, Max Gallien, Tom Harrison, Anuradha Joshi, Miguel Loureiro. Giulia Mascagni, Giovanni Occhiali and Vanessa van den Boogaard

Food Systems and Building Back Better
Positioning Paper
Ayako Ebata, Nicholas Nisbett, Stuart Gillespie

Between the Lines Podcast: Dismantling Race in Higher Education with Jason Arday & Heidi Mirza
CREID Podcast: Fatima Suleiman talks about increased violence against women in northern Nigeria