Politics & Society

How can we tackle the main challenges of our time: the economy in the short-term, life satisfaction in the mid-term, and environment in the long-term? Watch the full replay: https://youtu.be/n-1_DvzOjEk RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. In this excerpt from the
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Introducing RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. In this except from the event, Mind Change, 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
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Sustainability expert Paul McMahon considers price spikes, market manipulation, land grabs and the race to control food supplies, and asks – can we feed a world of nine billion… and at what cost? Chair: Dr David McNair, head of growth, equity and livelihoods, Save the Children Listen to the podcast of the full event including
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Professor Howard Gardner explores the challenges facing today’s young people as they navigate three vital areas of adolescent life – identity, intimacy and imagination – in a digital world. How can we ensure that new technologies act as a springboard to greater creativity and higher aspiration? The event was chaired by Dr Jonathan Rowson, director,
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The world is full of noise and those that are the loudest are the ones we tend to follow but what about the quiet ones? Author Susan Cain shines a spotlight on introverts and reveals how over time our society has come to look to extroverts as leaders. Not suggesting that one is better than
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This was the full webcast from the RSA Event on Monday, 1 July 2013. An edited video of the event will be available in HD in the near future. At the event, world-renowned educationalist Sir Ken Robinson delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his now legendary ‘Changing Education Paradigms’ talk. Chaired by Matthew Taylor, RSA chief
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Bestselling author Dan Pink shows us how to influence others more effectively; it’s as simple as A-B-C. Whether we’re employees pitching to our bosses, parents and teachers cajoling kids, or politicians presenting new policies, we can all improve the way we persuade others. Voice – Daniel H Pink Animation – Cognitive Media Watch Dan Pink’s
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The Future of Humankind with Yuval Harari. What is the next stage of human evolution? How will we protect this fragile planet and humankind itself from our own destructive powers? Professor and author Yuval Harari envisions our future: a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges and possibilities. With his trademark
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*Please be aware that there are some images used in this talk of a violent nature. Mark Pagel, one of the world’s leading experts on human evolution and development, visits the RSA to investigate our species’ capacity for culture, cooperation and community. Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2012/wired-for-culture Our
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Leading social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the uniquely human ability for self-transcendence, and shows how this is crucial for understanding the origins of morality and religion. Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2012/the-groupish-gene-hive-psychology-and-the-origins-of-morality-and-religion Our events are made possible with the support of our Fellowship. Support us by donating or applying
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In the inaugural RSA Tindale Lecture, Alice Rawsthorn, leading design critic and author of the forthcoming book “Hello World: Where Design Meets Life”, explores the powerful and pervasive influence of design in our lives — and addresses design’s social responsibilities. SUBSCRIBE to our channel! Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RSAEvents Like RSA Events on Facebook:
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Watch this 5 Minute Life Lesson interview with Bernadette Jiwa, global authority on the role of story in business, innovation and marketing, and author of “Hunch: Turn Your Everyday Insights Into the Next Big Thing”. These bite-sized interviews offer backstage access insights – with brand new, updated questions, hear about what makes Bernadette happy, who
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Journalist and author Oliver Burkeman offers an alternative “negative path” to happiness and success that involves embracing the things we spend our lives trying to avoid. Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2012/the-antidote Our events are made possible with the support of our Fellowship. Support us by donating or applying
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This exclusive, backstage access short interview with Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, Susan David reveals how a childhood teacher inspired her to write journals to cope with her father’s terminal illness and acted as an impetus for her career today. Subscribe now to get these bite-sized interviews straight to your inbox. Speaker: Susan
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How do we build a future that doesn’t leave humans behind? Erik Brynjolfsson, co-author of Machine, Platform, Crowd argues that ‘deep learning’ technologies can do much more than routine work. So how do we harness technological progress to benefit the many, not just the few? Watch Erik Brynjolfsson, Co-founder and Director of MIT Initiative on
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John Gray, one of Britain’s most provocative and stimulating philosophers, visits the RSA to discuss the ideas raised in ‘The Silence of Animals’ – the much-anticipated sequel to the best-selling ‘Straw Dogs’. Chair: Jonathan Derbyshire, culture editor, New Statesman Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2013/the-silence-of-animals-on-progress-and-other-modern-myths Follow the RSA on
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A distinguished panel share key insights and new ideas emerging from the Global Education Leaders’ Program, a community of education system leaders from twelve cities and countries collaborating to transform education in their contexts. ‘Redesigning Education’ captures the journeys of cities and countries around the world as they travel from the education systems they have
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