Richard Sennett, one of the world's leading thinkers on the urban environment, traces the relationship between how cities are built and how people live in them.
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Daniel Coyle, New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code, reveals the team-building skills behind some of the most effective organisations in the world.
Entrepreneur Laurence Kemball-Cook visits the RSA to discuss the role that design can play in building an economy and industry fit for the future.
As the Citizens’ Economic Council launches its final report, we hear from participants and public figures including Andrew Haldane, Bank of England; Patricia Wharton, CEC member; Anand Menon, UK in a Changing Europe; and ...
In his first major speech, the new Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon David Gauke MP, will outline his view on the future of prisons and rehabilitation.
Shadow Attorney General, Shami Chakrabarti, argues that gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet, and proposes a new way forward.
Award-winning architect Alison Brooks speaks about architects’ duties to respond to the social, cultural and physical context in their work.
The challenges we face today are formidable. But, argues influential global thinker Steven Pinker, our problems are solvable. What we need now is an Enlightenment recharged for the 21st century.
How can learning be strengthened to meet the demands of the 21st century? RSA Chief Executive Matthew Taylor explores how we create an environment of active learning and increase opportunities for development and fulfilment. ...
The ‘Weinstein effect’ has seen revelations of pervasive sexual assault and exploitation come to light across the world, sparking the #MeToo and TIME’S UP campaigns aimed at giving women a voice in tackling systemic injustice. ...