RSA Events


The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year.

These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges.

Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change.

All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


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Title: How Economics Corrupted Us

How Economics Corrupted Us

June 28th, 2019

Economist Jonathan Aldred reveals the extraordinary hold economics has on our morals and values. In his new book Licence to be Bad – How Economics Corrupted… Go to Episode

Designing Our Futures: The 2019 RSA Student Design Awards

June 25th, 2019

Join us for the annual SDA ceremony and a keynote talk by designer Kate Dundas, planning leader for the City of Melbourne. The RSA Student Design Awards… Go to Episode

Completing The Darwinian Revolution

June 25th, 2019

One of the world’s leading evolutionary thinkers David Sloan Wilson offers a bold new approach to solving the problems of our age. Darwin's theory of… Go to Episode

How We Meet And Why It Matters

June 12th, 2019

Expert facilitator Priya Parker shows how simple changes can transform the ways we spend our time together – at work, home, and in our communities.… Go to Episode