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.
Our panel of experts explore mental health issues and discuss how we need to vastly improve mental health care for children and young people.
Mark Greif explores the philosophical and political arguments laid out in his essay ‘The Meaning of Life, Part II’, which touches on thoughts on a universal citizen’s income, poverty, property and ‘morally relevant inequality’ ...
Tillett Wright explains his upbringing in New York and the influence it had upon him; and reveals the importance of change and our ability to adapt to unfamiliar things, and how improvisation is his inspiration.
Simon Nelson explores how increasing access to education, delivered online in a flexible way, can help towards addressing some of the world’s future needs.
The world of work is changing. With rapid advances in IT, huge swathes of the labour market - a staggering 47% of jobs in the US - are at risk of being automated over the next three decades. Ryan Avent tackles the future ...
Angela Cummine outlines what measures are needed to ensure that the management of sovereign funds truly reflects, promotes and protects the interests and values of their citizen-owners.
In this short animation David Graeber investigates the philosophical underpinnings of employment, and calls for a reformulation of what work should be.
Carrie Bishop shares her thoughts on why we need design now more than ever as a tool for tackling global problems.
Matthew Taylor examines the relationship between policy-making and social change.
Bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah Harari provides a vision of the challenges and opportunities that will face humankind.