RSA Event / Video
16 Sep 2021
Writer and campaigner Alice Bell offers a new perspective on the climate crisis, exploring deep back-stories and fascinating characters in the history of climate science.
26 Jul 2017
Watch this backstage interview with Vanessa Van Edwards, behavioural investigator and author of 'Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People'.
26 Sep 2016
Bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah Harari provides a vision of the challenges and opportunities that will face humankind.
15 Aug 2016
Science journalist Helen Pearson reveals insights from the five birth cohort studies begun in 1940s Britain, that form the basis of how we understand inequality and health today.
22 Jun 2016
Martin Rees reveals how work is an important part of life satisfaction, although having dignity and respect is of utmost importance.
13 Nov 2015
Physicist David Deutsch and cosmologist Martin Rees lead a special event exploring the theme of optimism as a force for 21st century progress.
02 Oct 2014
Leading neuroscientist Susan Greenfield considers the vast range of technologies that are creating a new environment around us, and asks: how can we ensure these powerful forces bring out the best in us, and allow us to lead more meaningful, more creative lives?
09 Sep 2014
Harari invites us to not only connect past developments with present challenges, but to question our basic narratives of the world; and to imagine how humankind will use its power to create in the decades to come.
03 Jul 2014
Nick Bostrom is founding director of the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford Martin School.
22 May 2014
Mary Midgley is a moral philosopher, Rob Newman is a writer
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