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To support our members and the wider Development Studies community, we engage in a broad range of activities like conferences, thematic workshops and meetings, online talks, publications, our own academic journal, and mentoring of young researchers. We are also part of larger research projects. Here we share our latest news.

Recent News

Watch now: In Search of Alternatives to Development: Ubuntu and Development in South Africa

Distinguished Guest Lecture by Sally Matthews, Rhodes University

While the word “development” usually has positive connotations, there have been many critiques of the concept and its application. One of the most… continue

EADI Directors' Meeting 2022

03 and 04 November, King's College, London

Setting the Agenda continue
The development landscape has never been static but in these times of uncertainty and insecurity, we are witnessing ever more profound shifts in… continue
Join us to reflect on some key contemporary issues surrounding work and migration, including the role of gender and imperialism. continue

Social protection and social cohesion

Online panel discussion and official launch of special EJDR issue

While there is substantial evidence of the effect of social protection on poverty, inequality and vulnerability, limited research has focused on… continue

News Archive

P Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
This September, IDS welcomes students from over forty countries to study one of our eight master's degrees in international development.