The Developing Areas Specialty Group (DASG) of the AAG will be organizing a pre-conference entitled “Re-Engaging Development in a Post- Development Era?” hosted by Clark U Graduate School of Geography on 13-14 April in Worcester. Please find all details at http://developingareas.blogspot.com/. Submission of abstracts closes 4 Jan 2008 and late registration fees apply after 15 Feb 2008. Professor Richard Peet will give the keynote address. Mark your calendars.