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Pioneering the Possible

Pioneering the Possible

Thursday 09 October, 13:00

Peace builder Scilla Elworthy proposes ten new 21st century values to replace the stale values of the past, in order to build a world that works for all.

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Political Order and Political Decay

Political Order and Political Decay

Wednesday 24 September, 13:00

Influential political scientist Francis Fukuyama tells the story of mankind’s emergence as a political animal, the development of state, law and democracy, and explores the modern landscape - with its uneasy tension between dictatorships and liberal democracies – arguing that in the US, and in other developed democracies, unmistakable signs of decay have emerged.

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RSA Chairman’s Lecture: Creative Influences

RSA Chairman’s Lecture: Creative Influences

Tuesday 07 October, 18:30

In the 2014 RSA Chairman’s Lecture, Sir Martin Davidson, CEO of the British Council, asks whether creativity offers the UK a way ahead in an increasingly dangerous international environment.

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RSA Animate

Re-Imagining Work

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.

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RSA Shorts

Anyone can change the World

What if you really could change the world? Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, firmly believes that each and every one of us can and should contribute to creating a better world. In this empowering RSA Short Jody explains why it is so important that we strive to make a difference.

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Past events and podcasts

Knocking the Corners off the Square Mile

Knocking the Corners off the Square Mile

Professor of places and city planning Peter Wynne Rees describes the vision and strategy which transformed the City of London and considers how we reconcile the demands of the property industry with a range of issues in the public interest.

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Who Should Have the Power to Create the School Curriculum?

Tristram Hunt MP, Don Parker, Emlyn Lumley and Joanna Brinkley

With Tristram Hunt MP, Joe Hallgarten, Don Parker, Emlyn Lumley, Joanna Brinkley,

 
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