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2018: The Year in Review


Thursday 6th December 2018

Great Room Auditorium, RSA House

As 2018 draws to a close, our panel of expert commentators, Bidisha, Hugo Rifkind, Catherine Mayer and Matthew Taylor, reflect on the political and cultural moments that have defined a tempestuous year.

The Discomfort Zone


Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 13:00

Great Room Auditorium, RSA House

Award-winning editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Farrah Storr explains how discomfort – the very thing modern culture teaches us to shirk from – can, in fact, lead us to personal and collective greatness.

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RSA Animate

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RSA Animate presents world-changing ideas from our free RSA public events programme in a unique and accessible way. With millions of views and thousands of comments, fans and subscribers, it has revolutionised the field of knowledge visualisation in spreading the most important ideas of our time.  

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RSA Shorts

RSA Shorts provide snapshots of big ideas, blending voices from our RSA public events programme with the talents of illustrators and animators from around the world. In our busy lives, Shorts provide a ‘mental espresso’ of new ideas and inspiration to awaken the curiosity in us all.

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RSA Watch: Coventry - Housing and Dwelling

Fellow Event

Monday 10th December 2018 at 17:00

Alison Gingell building, Coventry University

Please join us for a special RSA Watch event at the Council House. We’ll watch live as renowned political philosopher Michael Sandel delivers an exclusive address at RSA House on the future of democracy and our place within ...

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