Ben Okri, writer and poet
Acclaimed poet and Booker-winning novelist Ben Okri visits the RSA to discuss his perspective on some of the most pressing global problems of our times.
Award-winning novelist, public intellectual and political commentator Elif Shafak offers cautionary advice about the provisional nature of democracy in the west and the rise of populism – and how close we are to slipping back at any point.
Freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are? Raoul Martinez reflects on one of the most urgent questions of our time.