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Tuesday 29 April, 18:00
How will the ‘collaborative commons’ transform our lives? Jeremy Rifkin, one of the world’s most popular public thinkers and political advisors, argues that capitalism will no longer be the dominant paradigm in the second half of the 21st century.Find out more
Wednesday 30 April, 18:00
What makes us human? In the first of an exciting series of events celebrating the return of the popular and accessible Pelican books, evolutionary anthropologist Robin Dunbar will discuss the evolution of the human species. Chaired by Gillian Tett, award-winning columnist and author, FT.Find out more
Dave Coplin imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture.More RSA Animates
Does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In the new RSA Short Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress.More RSA Shorts
Past events and podcasts
Early Google engineer and personal growth pioneer Chade-Meng Tan has distilled emotional intelligence into a set of practical tools and skills that anyone can learn, showing that achieving success at work and growing inner joy can go hand in hand.
Professor Shadd Maruna is Director of the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Law at Queen's University Belfast