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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Virtual workshop on Alternative Methods for Researching Migration during COVID-19

11 November, 1pm-2:30pm (GMT) via Zoom.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will explore and share experiences with alternative methods for researching migration. The workshop is aimed at PhD and early career researchers as well as those with more established research agendas, but currently exploring alternative ways for doing research on migration.

Read more about the programme, speakers, and how to register.

This workshop is sponsored by the Migration, Refugees and Asylum research group at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester and the DSA Study Group on Migration, Development and Social Change.