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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IDD, University of Birmingham Jobs

Teaching Fellows in Public Policy and Management

The International Development Department at Birmingham is looking to recruit 2 Teaching Fellows in Public Policy and Management as soon as possible (1 February onwards).

Deadline for applications: 22 January

The Fellows would principally support the on-campus delivery of the Masters in Public Administration (MPA), the MPA (Finance) and the MPA (Human Resources). They will be expected to teach on 2-3 modules (HR Development Policy, Making Policy, Public Financial Management and/or Public Sector Reform) supervise student dissertations and contribute to the preparation and delivery of a study visits to other countries in Summer 2021 (travel restrictions permitting). The successful applicants should demonstrate interest in and, potentially experience of relevance to, low- and middle-income countries.

Read all about the job and how to apply on the IDD website.