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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SOAS news – December 2021

Usawa Postdoctoral Fellow – Development Studies

Usawa Post-Doctoral Fellowship is to encourage an outstanding Black and Minority Ethnic candidate to commence an academic career in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS. Contribute to defined teaching and administrative duties at the level of the Department. With this postdoctoral research post, the department is seeking to increase the diversity of scholarship in the department and the discipline. They are particularly interested in scholars who are actively building a portfolio of work that engages with African and/or African diaspora experiences of development.

Department: Development Studies

Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months)

Salary: Grade 7 – £37,920 – £44,543.50 pa inclusive

Deadline: 3rd January 2021 at 23:59 

Click here for more information and to apply online.