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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Find out about our constitution and how we are run

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Meet our Council members and other stuff 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 "Just sustainable futures in an urbanising and mobile 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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DSA Ireland News – March


‘Where Are The Men in Gender-Based Discourse’ – Part II
11 March 2021, 13:00 pm – 14:00 pm

Changing the Future of Food in UCC
11 March 2021, 17:00 pm – 18:00 pm

Virtual Conference: CMAM 20 Years On: Going to Scale in Fragile Contexts
22 March 2021, 10:00 am – 25 March 2021, 17:00 pm

UCC & IFIAD Food Systems and Nutrition Webinar Series
26 March 2021, 11:00 am – 30 April 2021, 14:00 pm

Tuesday, 9 March, 18:00-19:00 CET, 19:00-20:00 South Africa