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.
Nicholas Shea and Barry Smith present a new research project bringing together philosophy, psychology and neuroscience to explore the purpose of consciousness.
Explore and re-imagine custom and practice within technical and professional education, a sector which continues to be critical to securing social and economic flourishing – for this generation and into the future.
Author and activist Ashton Applewhite examines the myths and prejudice around ageing and makes a call for an “all-age-friendly” world.
Richard Clarke explores his design career at Nike and explains how the development of technology and innovation has benefited the consumer dramatically.
The surprising psychology of money reveals that our relationship with it is more complex than we might think. BBC Radio 4 broadcaster Claudia Hammond explores the latest research and offers some simple yet effective advice ...
Leading global strategist Parag Khanna shows how connectivity, rather than sovereignty, has become the organising principle of 21st century society.
Author Rebecca Asher explores the stereotypes that influence men’s behaviour and what can be done to change them – for the benefit of us all.
Global authority on collaborative consumption Rachel Botsman explores the rapid evolution of the sharing economy, and considers where it's heading next and the big issues we need to tackle now.
Policy adviser Tom Gash dispels some of the most persistent myths around crime.
Leading economic thinkers Adair Turner and John Kay ask: What is finance really for? How much of it do we need, and what kind?