The Forum: The individual versus society

RSA Event


RSA House, London

  • Arts and society

Join our live audience and be part of The Forum Big Five, an exciting new series from the BBC’s World Service. Author and literary critic Margaret Atwood will present an event focusing on the individual versus society, with guests including social scientist Craig Calhoun and filmmaker Sun Shuyun.


BBC World Service in association with the RSA

The RSA and the World Service present the third in a series of events recorded with a public audience, with author Margaret Atwood.

The event is part of The Forum’s unique Big Five series focusing on tackling five big challenges of our age:  Inequality, Leadership, Ageing, the Individual versus Society, and Education. Distinguished global figures present a discussion with a panel of guests to shed fresh insight onto the big questions of our time.

Speakers to include: Margaret Atwood, author and literary critic who will host the programme; Professor Craig Calhoun, director, London School of Economics and Political Science; Sun Shuyun, author and filmmaker; and Frank Njenga, a consultant psychiatrist in private practice in Nairobi, Kenya and founder President of the African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions (AAPAP)

Find out more about The Forum, the ideas discussion show with some of the world's most eminent minds.

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