The RSA Animate series is a unique way of illustrating and sharing the world-changing ideas from the RSA's free public events programme.
RSA animations, short films and event videos
Whether you have an hour to spare or just a few minutes, you’ll find a huge variety of formats and topics to stimulate and engage. Choose from edited highlights or full-length replays of talks and debates from the public programme, short videos presenting new RSA ideas, projects and research, as well as creative animations from our iconic RSA Animate and Shorts series.
Renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt shares a shocking personal example of confirmation bias on social media, and shows just how vital it is for us to open up and absorb ideas from across the political spectrum.
Hear about what makes Tiffany Dufu happy, who inspires her, and why she's on the planet!
The traditional liberal democracies of the West are in decline, and divisive populist sentiment is on the rise. Bill Emmott explains that we have seen this phenomenon in Japan, France and Italy and now within all of Europe ...
Mo Gawdat is Chief Business Officer at [X], an elite team of engineers that comprise Google's futuristic dream factory. In 2011 he proposed an algorithm based on an understanding of how the brain takes in and processes joy ...
Tiffany Dufu offers a new perspective on why the women’s leadership movement has stalled, Dufu urges women to embrace imperfection, to expect less of themselves and more from others.
Acclaimed cognitive scientist Steven Sloman argues that we survive and thrive despite our mental shortcomings because we live in a rich community of knowledge.
David Goodhart argues that a populist politics of culture and identity has successfully challenged the traditional politics of Left and Right.
Hear about what Rutger Bregman is currently reading, who inspires him, and how success is often down to having a boring private life!
Leading political economist Ann Pettifor explains how democracies can reclaim control over money production.
Internationally bestselling author Steven Johnson argues that novelty and wonder are powerful drivers of world-shaping technological change.