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.
Title: How To Control Your Attention And Choose Your Life
October 17th, 2019
We’re living through a crisis of distraction. Behavioural designer Nir Eyal teaches us how to regain focus on what really matters. This event was recorded… Go to Episode
October 11th, 2019
How should anti-racism work in ‘super-diverse’ societies? For as long as humans have lived together, we have grappled with questions about difference,… Go to Episode
October 2nd, 2019
Should pretty people pay more tax? Does truth really matter? Why are self-confident uninformed people so often believed? These are just some of the questions… Go to Episode
September 30th, 2019
Do we get the politics we deserve? A panel of commentators reflects on a period of extraordinary political events and public discussion The turbulence… Go to Episode