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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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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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Latest News from GDI – June 2022



Mini conference – Migration and inequalities in the Global South: Neglected intersections of oppression and privilege (in person at Manchester University)

This conference brings together participants from within The University of Manchester and externally around three intersectional concerns that have thus far been underexplored in the migration literature: disability, sexuality and the gendered experiences of skilled and highly educated migrants in the Global South.

21st June 2022, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

More details and registration: http://blog.gdi.manchester.ac.uk/mini-conference-migration-and-inequalities-in-the-global-south-neglected-intersections-of-oppression-and-privilege/

Development Economics & Public Policy event series

A new series hosted by Development Economics & Public Policy welcomes back previous graduates to speak to current GDI students.

Multiple dates and times throughout June.

To book onto any of the events, please email [email protected]. For more details visit: http://blog.gdi.manchester.ac.uk/development-economics-public-policy-event-series/