This event is co-hosted by the South West International Development Network (SWIDN), Development Studies Association (DSA) and Centre for Development Studies (CDS) to share ongoing international development research and action in and around Bath.
The meeting has been timed for the week following the 2019 DSA annual conference, hosted at the Open University and themed Opening up development. Members of the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Bath will share brief reflections on the conference and their own ongoing research activities. Contributions from other SWIDN and DSA members are also invited to make a five-minute presentation to seed the discussion.
South West International Development Network (SWIDN)
The South West International Development Network (SWIDN) supports and connects NGOs, civil society, think tanks, academics, consultants and private sector organisations to work more efficiently and collaboratively towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Development Studies Association
The Development Studies Association is the UK's learned society and professional body for academic teaching and research, policy and practice in the field of international development. DSA works to connect and promote the development research community in the UK. They improve links and information exchange between DSA members, represent members in important consultations and bring their work to a wide audience of prospective students, partners and donors.
Centre for Development Studies
The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) is an interdisciplinary collaborative research centre critically engaging with international development policy and practice. The centre is one of the three research centres of the Department of Social & Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.