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 – June


Winner of DSAI Robert Chambers Award 2020
DSAI are delighted to announce the winner of the Robert Chambers Award 2020 to recipients and co-authors Silvia Masiero and Soumyo Das, for their paper ‘Where ICT4D Meets Data Justice: A study of COVID-19 Tracking in India’

Development Education and Transnationalism Seminar Report
A report on a Policy and Practice seminar held virtually on 13 May 2021 titled Development Education and Transnationalism.  This event was jointly organised by the Centre for Global Education and the Development and Intercultural (DICE) Project.

Consultation on New Education for Sustainable Development Strategy
A new Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Strategy for Ireland is currently being jointly developed by the Department of Education and the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, which will influence the future direction of education.

Get Global – Global Health Talks Podcast from Irish Global Health Network
The Irish Global Health Network is hosting a monthly podcast series entitled Get Global – Global Health Talks as part of its live event series in 2021. The show was designed to get up close and personal with leading global health advocates from Ireland and around the world. Listen to the podcast series on Soundcloud here