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RSA Events programme

World-changing ideas. For free. For everyone. 

We believe in the power of ideas. We believe that everyone has a right to the very best new knowledge and analysis of our world, how it’s changing, and why that matters.

RSA Events has offered free public access to the brightest, sharpest, most courageous, most creative minds for more than 250 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. Inspirational Talks. Reasoned debate. Rich insights.

Naomi Shimada, RSA Events

Upcoming RSA events

  • How to create breakthrough

    RSA Event / Online

    Online via YouTube

    How can we move forward together amidst complexity and division? Facilitation expert Adam Kahane offers a transformative approach to addressing our biggest challenges.

  • The great debt debate

    RSA Event / Online

    Online via Zoom

    Renowned academic economists Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty meet on the first anniversary of David Graeber’s death to debate the most serious problems facing today’s finance-capital economies - and what to do about them.

  • Who gets to imagine the future?

    RSA Event / Online

    Online via Zoom

    What might happen if we place communities at the heart of imagining the future? A panel of experts explore the role of collective imagination practices to build thriving and prosperous communities.

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  • How to manage fear and find fulfilment

    RSA Event / Video

    Online via YouTube

    One of the world's most sought-after culture coaches, psychologist Dr Pippa Grange explores the ways in which fear holds us back from living a fulfilled life.

  • Hopeful futures for a new generation

    RSA Event / Video

    Online via YouTube

    Youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel explores what it means to be a young person today, and the obstacles and opportunities that will define all our futures.

  • Designing our futures

    RSA Event / Video

    Online via Zoom

    Internationally renowned social innovator and service designer Jennie Winhall delivers the 2021 Student Design Awards keynote address on design for systems change

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Fellowship events

  • Ancient ancestors: Earth’s stewards

    Fellowship Event / Online

    Online event: Oceania timing - 6pm AEST/8pm NZST

    How we relate to the long term is deeply influenced by our cultural perceptions of time and place. Our second 'Re-claiming the Future' event explores how Indigenous Thinking and relationality can help us be better stewards of the Earth in the present and for the future.

  • Behind the mic: diversifying podcasting

    Fellowship Event / Online

    US Timezones: 9 - 10am PT / Noon - 1pm ET

    Join the Gender Equity Network for our next US Salon - a conversation with Christabel Nsiah-Buadi FRSA, Lead for Spotify’s “Behind the Mic” fellowship.

  • Fellowship Townhall

    Fellowship Event


    Join incoming CEO Andy Haldane for our Fellowship Townhall on his first day in office.

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