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

Find out about our constitution and how we are run

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People

Meet our Council members and other stuff who support the running of DSA

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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

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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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

Find out who our members are, where they are based and the issues they work on

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

News

Blog: Hope – A useful category of analysis in global south research?
PhD Student Joseph Gascoigne addresses how the idea of hope should be considered in academic research.

Blog: Argentina’s legalisation of abortion is only the beginning of the battle for reproductive rights in Latin America
IGDC Director Jean Grugel shows why more still needs to be done to guarantee reproductive rights in Latin America

Publications

Tobacco use and cessation in the context of ART adherence: Insights from a qualitative study in HIV clinics in Uganda in Social Science & Medicine by Frances Thirlway, Noreen Dadirai Mdegee and others.
Tobacco Smoking and Associated Factors Among People Living With HIV in Uganda in Nicotine & Tobacco Research by Noreen Dadirai Mdege, Fredrick Edward Makumbi, Frances Thirlway, Kamran Siddiqi, and others
Transforming urban planning processes and outcomes through creative methods in Ambio by Steve Cinderby and others.

Events

Unpaid Care Work and Covid-19: A Missed Opportunity to Recognise, Value and Take Action? 
Tallulah Lines, Jayanthi Lingham, Diya Dutta, Rosemary Morgan, Juliana Martínez Franzoni and Ruth Pearson
5 March,  2 pm GMT

IGDC Covid-19 Webinar Series
Subscribe, catch up and watch our Covid-19 webinar series now on YouTube.

Racist Disciplines? Critically exploring approaches to race in the Social Sciences and Humanities 
Subscribe, catch up and watch our Black History Month roundtable now on YouTube.