DSA Ireland Annual Conference - Bridging the Gap - Translating Development Research into Practice

Issued 13 October 2014


Education & Research Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W, 27-28 November 2014

Deadline for Submissions: 31 October 2014

The Development Studies Association Ireland (DSA Ireland) is pleased to announce this call for papers and presentations for its annual conference, to take place on 27-28 November 2014.  Abstracts are invited on any of the following themes or combination of themes, related to international development.

  • Civil Society
  • Education
  • Gender
  • Humanitarian Action

For more information on the themes, click here.  Submissions may take the form of research findings, evaluations of programmes and projects, lessons from the field, or other forms of systematic learning on development issues.  Submissions are most welcome from both researchers based in institutions of higher education and/or other research institutes and development practitioners working in the sector.

The conference will include plenary sessions with panels of invited international and national speakers.

Abstracts, considered for oral presentations as part of conference panels, must not exceed 300 words and should conform to the guidelines.  All abstracts need to be submitted by e-mail to by 31 October 2014.

Authors will be informed of the outcome of the selection process by 14 November 2014.  If selected for presentation, authors will be invited to submit their full paper no later than 21 November 2014

Further information about the conference, registration and speakers will be posted on the DSA Ireland website.