Please Note: This event is taking place at Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire.
No, but where are you REALLY from?
Britain is a nation experiencing an identity crisis – populist movements attempt to draw us back to a nostalgic vision of homogenous, white Britain, whilst demographic changes see our cities more diverse and multi-dimensional than ever. How do we tackle issues like racism, identity and belonging against this backdrop, and are so-called ‘colour-blind’ liberals part of the problem? Barrister, broadcaster and author of the bestselling book ‘Brit(ish)’, Afua Hirsch delivers a rousing call-to-action for 21st century Britain.
The mission of the RSA is to enrich society through ideas and action. They return to Wilderness to further their partnership with the Forum and bring their leading series of talks and debates into the fields. By sharing powerful ideas and carrying out cutting-edge research, they build networks and opportunities for people to collaborate – creating fulfilling lives and a flourishing society.