Upcoming events

Public Relations: The Master Now
2nd Dec 2014, 18:00

Has the internet and social media revolution allowed the public relations industry to dominate journalism?

The Political Economy of Climate Change
4th Dec 2014, 13:00

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.

Efficiency and Reform – The Next Chapter
8th Dec 2014, 11:30

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.

Envisioning a New Public Art
9th Dec 2014, 18:00

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

Britain Belongs to Someone Else
11th Dec 2014, 13:00

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.

Knowledge is Beautiful
11th Dec 2014, 18:00

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.

Dereliction to Design Awards
15th Jan 2015, 18:00

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.