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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Governance

Find out about our constitution, how we are run and meet our Council

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People

Meet our Council members and other staff 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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DSA2024

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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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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Practical Action Publishing

Practical Action Publishing mark 50 years of publishing

Practical Action Publishing mark 50 years of publishing

To celebrate 50 years of publishing Practical Action Publishing are offering a whopping 50% discount to DSA members and conference attendees!

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Mark International Women’s Day 2024 with Practical Action Publishing

Mark International Women’s Day 2024 with Practical Action Publishing

Practical Action Publishing are offering a 15% discount on titles to mark the achievements in gender for International Women's Day 2024.

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Practical Action Publishing, latest titles

Practical Action Publishing, latest titles

A range of new agriculture titles, plus titles in Spanish and more.

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