Development Studies

A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

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Development Studies research

Our research

The Development Studies research group is interested in how arts and humanities research can help to better understand, and provide innovative solutions to, some of the world’s most pressing development challenges.

We focus in particular on conflict and humanitarian action, the building and sustaining of creative economies, and the formation and conservation of culture and heritage.

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Discover our internationally-renowned academic staff and subject specialists who lead our research.

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Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Development Studies.

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Find out more about our postgraduate researchers and their projects and placements.

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