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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DSA Ireland News – April


Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review Special 15th Anniversary Edition
A special commemorative anniversary collection of the Centre for Global Education’s bi-annual journal Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review has been published to celebrate its 15th anniversary. 

CHARM-EU partner universities launch new jointly accredited Masters in Global Challenges for Sustainability
Five partner universities of the CHARM-EU have launched a new jointly accredited Master’s in Global Challenges for Sustainability. More information and details, including application details, available on their website.

Webinar: Graduation Model in Malawi: Is gender transformation changing women’s lives?
8 April March 2021, 13:00 pm – 14:00 pm

Webinar: Business, sustainability and sustainable development – making progress?
29 April 2021, 14:30 pm – 16:30 pm