RSA Events programme

World-changing ideas. For free. For everyone. 

RSA Events has offered free public access to the world’s brightest minds for more than 260 years.

Today, we engage more people than ever in the conversations that will shape the future, finding new ways to illuminate, inform and inspire.

From talks, panels and podcasts to salons, screenings and award-winning animations.

Welcome to RSA Events.

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Upcoming RSA events

  • A new economic paradigm for people and planet

    RSA Event

    RSA House and online via Youtube

    Dennis Snower, influential economist and policy adviser to the G20, joins leading evolutionary theorist David Sloan Wilson to ask: can we re-define and re-design economics to respond more effectively to the complex collective challenges facing us now, and in the future?

  • How to make better decisions

    RSA Event / Online

    RSA House and online via YouTube

    Author Ed Smith offers a new way of thinking about decision-making, leadership and success, drawing on insights from his time as Chief Selector of the England cricket team.

  • Towards a more inclusive education

    RSA Event / Online

    Online via YouTube

    Bafta-nominated film director Georgia Oakley, author Paul Baker, and educators Catherine Lee and Bennie Kara explore and celebrate 20 years of social change movements that shaped progress towards a more inclusive education in the UK.

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  • Inside stories of 21st–century diplomacy

    RSA Event / Video / Online

    Online via YouTube

    Diplomacy often takes place behind closed doors, but what does this vital role really look like in today’s world? Baroness Catherine Ashton reflects on her time as the EU’s first High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

  • The transformative power of everyday wonder

    RSA Event / Video / Online

    Online via Youtube

    Join Dacher Keltner, a world-leading expert in the science and history of the emotions, for an inspiring exploration into how we can all find more wonder and awe in our modern lives.

  • Inclusive innovation: A new model for change

    RSA Event / Video / Online

    Online via Youtube

    Join the authors of a ground-breaking new study to find out how innovation motivated by environmental and social aims can support people and planet.

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