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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BOND Conference – Summer 2022

Bond’s online event The Power in Development Conference: Building an Equitable System, 12-13 September, will showcase the practical steps INGOs, donors and government should take to move towards a devolved and decolonised development system. Built around contributions from the countries we work with and funders that have made radical changes to their approach, this conference will provide a platform to look at how we can transform our system – supporting government, funders and INGOs to rethink their practice. Book a ticket to get a glimpse of what the future of our sector could look like.