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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DSA2022

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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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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CIDT News – November

First Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Forum takes place virtually
The first Forest Governance Forum (FGF) covering the Asia Pacific region, and also the first virtual FGF, took place from 27-30 September 2021, with over 20 presentations and speakers covering a range of topics over 4 days. The event was a great success and the webinar recordings, as well as daily summaries are available online.

Register for the CIDT forum at COP 26 on Saving Africa’s Congo Basin Rainforests, People and Biodiversity
On 11th November 2021 from 12:00, CIDT will be hosting a forum at COP 26 in Glasgow. Our session will take place in the COMIFAC pavilion and will feature a high-level panel discussion, focusing on our work in forest governance in the Congo Basin over the last decade, making recommendations for the coming years. We will have a limited number of spaces to join the live stream. Please sign up at the event web page.