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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IDS latest publications

Frontier Territories: Countering the Green Revolution Legacy in the Brazilian Cerrado

Celebrating Adaptive Delivery: A View from the Frontline in Myanmar

Systems Thinking and Practice: A guide to concepts, principles and tools for FCDO and partners

Equitable Access and Public Attitudes to Vaccination for Internal Migrants in Vietnam

Understanding Intersecting Threats and Vulnerabilities Facing Christian Women and Men in Ungwan Bawa and Saminaka, Kaduna State, Nigeria

The Preservation of the Heritage of the Armenian Community in Kurdistan, Iraq Intergenerationally