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, why it matters, how you can study and career prospects

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Our Members

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

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Governance

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People

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About

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

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DSA2021

Our conference this year is themed "Unsettling Development"

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Past 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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Publications

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

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Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC) News Publications & Events – February

News

Thanzi PhD Researcher heading for fieldwork in Zambia: Lilian Saka heads to Zambia to start her fieldwork, analysing the role of regional politics in reproductive health policy in Africa.

ISRF Independent Scholar fellowship awarded to IGDC Research Associate: Dr Hanne Cottyn is awarded funding by the ISRF’s seventh Political Economy Research Fellowship for her project to unravel Lake Poopó’s “more-than-human” histories.

Some hope for migrants and refugees in the time of Covid-19: Jesse (Polly) Machin explores the ideas and discussions raised by our panellists in our webinar ‘Migrants and refugees facing Covid-19: UK and global concerns’

Publications

The Trade Policy Response to COVID-19 and its Implications for International Business in Critical Perspectives on International Business by Jappe Eckhardt, Louise Curran, and Jaemin Lee 

Financial subordination and uneven financialization in 21st century Africa in the Community Development Journal by Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven, Kai Koddenbrock and Ndongo Samba Sylla

Events

Racist Disciplines? Critically exploring approaches to race in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Henrice Altink, Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven, Darrick Hamilton, Priyamvada Gopal, Robbie Shilliam and Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe,
12 February, 3 pm GMT