Wicked problems: Reimagining Beveridge's "Five Giants" -- inequality

Fellowship Event

 - 

Zoom/Online

Join Fellows in Oceania and elsewhere for the final event in our online series "Reimagining Beveridge's Five Giants".

In 1942, William Beveridge identified five main social challenges plaguing British society, which became the focus of the modern welfare state: squalor, ignorance, idleness, want, and disease. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, the RSA's research team travelled across the country to determine the areas of most concern to contemporary British society.

With unerring consistency, participants highlighted the same issues: disempowerment, intolerance, isolation, climate change, and inequality. These are the New Giants, shared challenges faced by Britain and the rest of the globe.

Over the coming months, RSA Oceania will coordinate an online event series to explore the causes and consequences of these wicked problems, and discuss what a new social settlement to tackle these issues would look like. The final event in the series will address inequality.

​​​​
This is a global RSA event. Please see below for timing in your region:

United Kingdom -- 8am GMT
Sydney & Melbourne -- 7pm AEDT
New Zealand -- 9pm NZDT

Joining instructions will be sent to attendees upon registration. Please direct any enquiries about this event to [email protected]. 

Related events

  • An evening with David Olusoga

    RSA House, 8 John Adam St, London, WC2N 6EZ

    Join us for a special evening with guest speaker David Olusoga and a menu designed and prepared by renowned chef Mark Greenaway.

  • Northern Coffeehouse: 'Employment and Skills'

    Online

    Join us live at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce for a Northern Forum event. There will be a round-up of the day's discussions on employment and skills.

  • RSA Northern Forum: 'Employment and Skills'

    GM Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, Manchester, M3 3WD

    We're bringing together leading local figures for a half-day of lightning talks on skills growth and good jobs from a regional perspective.