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: Anne Case and Angus Deaton on Capitalism in Crisis
April 15th, 2020
Eric Klinenberg, professor of social science at New York University, argues that policies that promote social solidarity and invest in social infrastructure… Go to Episode
April 14th, 2020
Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford, joins us to reflect on how the current state of globalisation has… Go to Episode
March 27th, 2020
Writer Helen Lewis offers a fresh perspective on the battle for equality, by reclaiming the history of feminism as a history of difficult women. This… Go to Episode
March 4th, 2020
Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, recounts her experience of being part of the team that launched, rescued and repaired the Hubble… Go to Episode