The latest articles from our policy experts, researchers, RSA Fellows and guest writers.
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Articles from our Fellows and guest writers.
09 Jul 2019
A giant new rolling bridge in East London will reactivate Cody Dock, providing a gateway to community gardens and the Lea River Park.
25 Jun 2019
Only by understanding the impact of history can we help places have a brighter future.
29 Mar 2019
Over the last thousand years our society has evolved how we honour individuals. Is it that time again? FRSA Martin Matthews explores current perceptions of the honours system and suggests why reform is long overdue.
15 Mar 2019
Neil McLennan FRSA
In 1867 the RSA instigated the commemorative plaque scheme as a way or recognising places linked with figures from history. In 2018 RSA Fellow and Fellowship Councillor Neil McLennan instigated a series of commemorations to mark Scotland’s Great War poets. Now he calls on more fellows to mark people from the past in places of significance to them, especially in this, the year when peace should be commemorated.
07 Mar 2019
Centred on a striking digital map and employing crowd-sourcing technology, Places of Poetry will use poetry to focus on the relation between heritage, place and identity.
The Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, a yearly initiative with which we have been involved, offers a springboard to discuss how a grassroots festival has become a site where shared ideas of human rights and human dignity can be imagined.
How can heritage and art provide room for discussion in an increasingly polarised world?
10 Nov 2018
“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money"
09 Nov 2018
If the First World War should teach us anything, it is that far from being a species characterised by progress and peace, human beings are characterised by war and conflict.
23 Oct 2018
Trevor George Millum
In celebration of the village carpenter who solved the greatest problem of his age and saved countless lives, help the community of Barrow-upon-Humber fundraise for a commemorative statue.
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