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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BOND news, courses, jobs and funding opportunities – February

Training courses
Managing the project cycle

Job vacancy
Social Media Lead
Mo Ibrahim Foundation | Closes 18 February

Safeguarding Manager
The Freedom Fund UK | Closes 15 February

Funding opportunities
IUCN’s Save Our Species Rapid Action Grants
Location: Sub-Saharan continental Africa, not including South Africa | Closing date: ongoing

Generations Foundation
Location: Various | Closing date: ongoing

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
Location: Various | Closing date: ongoing