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: A New Roadmap for Eco Politics?

A New Roadmap for Eco Politics?

January 24th, 2020

Jonathan Bartley, co-Leader of the Green Party in England & Wales and Franziska Brantner, Alliance 90/The Greens MP discuss routes to placing climate… Go to Episode

Britain's Place in a Post-Brexit World

January 20th, 2020

How do we rebuild our international stature, form value-based alliances, and ensure a meaningful and active role for the UK on the global stage after… Go to Episode

How to Thrive in a World Without Work

January 20th, 2020

What will our lives be like when there are fewer jobs to go around? Economist Daniel Susskind envisages a world of work drastically changed by automation,… Go to Episode

Can Good Work Solve Our Productivity Puzzle?

January 20th, 2020

Despite working longer hours, the UK produces less in five days than workers in Germany produce in four. Why does the UK perform so poorly on productivity?… Go to Episode