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.
Historian and author of The Silk Roads Peter Frankopan; academic and cultural critic Sarah Churchwell and political scientist Matthew Goodwin reflect on what has been a turbulent year in national and international political, ...
What separates effective communicators from truly successful persuaders? Robert Cialdini, the world’s foremost expert on influence reveals the results of three decades of research.
Our expert panel considers what a Trump presidency says about, and means for America and the world in the days, months and years to come.
New York Times columnist David Brooks argues that meaning and moral value are losing out in a world of ‘me me me’. A witty and powerful look at how we can improve ourselves in the ways that really matter.
Jessica Bennett, a leading voice in feminist popular culture today, offers a new vocabulary for all-too familiar sexist archetypes, and her combat techniques provide practical hacks for pushing back.
Freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are? Raoul Martin ...
Our panel of experts explore mental health issues and discuss how we need to vastly improve mental health care for children and young people.
Mark Greif explores the philosophical and political arguments laid out in his essay ‘The Meaning of Life, Part II’, which touches on thoughts on a universal citizen’s income, poverty, property and ‘morally relevant inequality’ ...
Tillett Wright explains his upbringing in New York and the influence it had upon him; and reveals the importance of change and our ability to adapt to unfamiliar things, and how improvisation is his inspiration.
Simon Nelson explores how increasing access to education, delivered online in a flexible way, can help towards addressing some of the world’s future needs.