DSA2018: Global inequalities
University of Manchester, 27-29th June
The DSA's annual conference in 2018 took place at the University of Manchester. The conference focused centrally on Global Inequalities, while also encompassing the broad range of development studies interests. The event marked 40 years of the DSA and 60 years of Development Studies at the University of Manchester. Over 500 participants from the Development Studies community attended for three days of different session formats (panels, workshops, roundtables), keynotes, study group business meetings and social events.
Next year's conference will be held at the Open University from 19th -21st June 2019.
Development and Change Annual Lecture 2018 at DSA2018
José Gabriel Palma - The spectrum of inequality in the era of neo-liberal globalisation: diversities of fundamentals, or a multiplicity of political settlements and market failures?
Video coming soon
Development and Change Annual Lecture interview 2018 at DSA2018
Video coming soon
Oxford Development Studies Annual Lecture
Keynote: Anne Marie Goetz (New York University)
The politics of preserving gender inequality
Read the abstract
The conference programme consisted of 69 accepted panels and their papers, and four keynotes plenaries and an early career plenary panel - including the Development and Change Annual Lecture and Oxford Development Studies Annual Lecture.
Download the printed conference programme here.
Certificates of attendance
Samuel Hickey (GDI, University of Manchester), Rory Horner (GDI, University of Manchester), Pritish Behuria (GDI, University of Manchester), Nicola Banks (GDI, University of Manchester), PB Anand (Bradford University, DSA Council member) & Sarah White (University of Bath, DSA President).
The Development Studies Association (DSA) is the largest and most coherent national platform for people studying, teaching and researching development issues. We encourage all with interest in development studies or wishing to attend the conference to join the association via our website.
Jackie Kauli's talk in the Early Career panel on Thursday 28th June was entitled: "Narratives of Change: Using creative and arts-based processes to rethink participation and inclusion in Papua New Guinea" and NOT what appears in the PDF programme.
The following people listed in the PDF programme were unable to attend/present (panel reference in brackets): Olajumoke Adeyeye (H04), Federico Gonzalez Etchebehere (F05), Subhalakshmi Gooptu (I02), Grakolet Arnold Zamereith Gourène (E05), Natasha Heenan (B03), Mohammad Towheedul Islam (B03), Elizabeth Mariam (H07), Gerardo Jimenez (A01), Carmen Leon-Himmelstine (F04), Kristine Li (K01), Mathew Bukhi Mabele (B03), Wedzerai Mandudzo (B04), Maeve McKiernan (F05), Sanna Ojanpera (G02), Mia Perry (I02), Moina Rauf (A01), Yangyang Shen (J04), Erla Thrandardottir (A06), Matthias vom Hau (K01), Martin Whiteside (G04), Helen Yanacopulos (G02), Adam Fejerskov (C01), Hyun Gwi Park (C05).
Any queries, please email conference(at)devstud.org.uk