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Benefits of Membership

Being a member of DSA Ireland helps you stay informed on latest updates from across the development studies community in Ireland. It also provides opportunities to actively connect with others in the community across research, policy and practice.  

  • Study Group membership - we currently have nine active study groups and a postgraduate network group which you can join.
  • Networking opportunities to connect with a community of like-minded people working in development, through our annual conference, summer school and workshop events. The Development Studies Association Ireland is linked into the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) the leading European network in the field of development research and training. A member of the Steering Committee of DSAI sits on the Executive Committee of EADI, and so DSAI connects into the Europe-wide network of institutes, researchers and students of various disciplines in the field of development studies. 
  • Stay informed on latest updates - news, job opportunities, calls for papers - and events.
  • Promote your own publications or research through the network. Find out more about how you can submit an abstract for our conference or submit a paper for the Working Paper Series.
  • Share your news and post notices for research or policy collaborations or support.  Whether you are an individual researcher, NGO or part of a research project and are looking for collaborators, expertise, advice or inputs policy or research designs/proposals - why not reach out to the community through our network.

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