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How to Become a Soulful Organisation
22nd Jan 2015

Author of the much acclaimed book Reinventing Organizations, Frederic Laloux, will discuss the emergence in many different sectors of a whole new type of organisation – one that eschews hierarchy and bureaucracy in favour of truly soulful and powerful structures and practices.

Seven Serious Jokes About Climate Change
20th Jan 2015

Something has to change. In a bid to generate a new public dialogue that sparks real action, the RSA presents the first in a series of climate change events with a twist, featuring comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Pippa Evans.

How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities
20th Jan 2015

Dr Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation President, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to outline a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities.

Dereliction to Design Awards
15th Jan 2015

Susan Woodward OBE, founding director of The Space and Sharp Projects and Creative Media Champion for the City of Manchester, explains how re-designing urban environments sparks dynamism and connectivity.

Mastering Skills and Knowing Stuff
13th Jan 2015

David Willetts MP visits the RSA to speak about the knowledge and skills we need to flourish in a complex and fast-paced environment.

Knowledge is Beautiful
11th Dec 2014

Data journalist, designer and founder of the blog sensation Information is Beautiful, David McCandless visits the RSA to demonstrate how visualised information can help us comprehend, navigate and find meaning in a complex world.

Britain Belongs to Someone Else
11th Dec 2014

Award-winning novelist and journalist James Meek visits the RSA to explain how Britain’s common wealth became private, and the impact it has had on us all: from the growing shortage of housing to spiralling energy bills.

Envisioning a New Public Art
9th Dec 2014

Art historian William L Pressly offers an in-depth analysis of James Barry’s murals depicting the progress of human culture and
knowledge.

Efficiency and Reform – The Next Chapter
8th Dec 2014

Five days after the last Autumn Statement before the election, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General Francis Maude visits the RSA to expand on the innovative approaches being applied to the design and delivery of modern public services.

The Political Economy of Climate Change
4th Dec 2014

Robin Hahnel, professor of economics at Portland State University discusses what must be done to combat climate change, and what political obstacles must be overcome if humans are to avoid the fate of lemmings.