The RSA Animate series is a unique way of illustrating and sharing the world-changing ideas from the RSA's free public events programme.
RSA animations, short films and event videos
Whether you have an hour to spare or just a few minutes, you’ll find a huge variety of formats and topics to stimulate and engage. Choose from edited highlights or full-length replays of talks and debates from the public programme, short videos presenting new RSA ideas, projects and research, as well as creative animations from our iconic RSA Animate and Shorts series.
Bestselling author Johann Hari discovered that, in reality, depression and anxiety are caused largely by crucial changes in the way we are living.
Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin believes that using the Four Tendencies will help shine a spotlight on hidden patterns in our behaviour.
Professor David Harvey, the world’s leading expert on Karl Marx, explains the continued importance of Marx’s analysis and how we can apply it to today's economy and society.
Renegade economist Kate Raworth argues that our dangerously outdated economic theories need to be drawn anew.
Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder and Head of Applied AI at DeepMind, considers what tech companies have got wrong, how to fix it and how technology companies can change the world for the better.
Author, FT contributor and director of High Pay Centre Stefan Stern uncovers some of the famous myths surrounding the much-written about topic of management.
An expert panel gathers to look back on a year of seismic events and world-changing headlines. Featuring Ian Leslie, commentator and author of Born Liars and Curiosity: Why Our Future Depends on it.
Award-winning novelist, public intellectual and political commentator Elif Shafak offers cautionary advice about the provisional nature of democracy in the west and the rise of populism – and how close we are to slipping ...
Are we wholly responsible for our actions? We don’t choose our brains, our genetic inheritance, our circumstances – so how much control do we really have over our lives? Philosopher Raoul Martinez argues that no one is truly ...
Influential political thinker Richard Reeves argues that the ‘opportunity-hoarding’ US upper middle classes are making it much harder for everyone else to climb the economic ladder.