Society & Culture

The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


A Brief History of Humankind

September 11th, 2014

Episode 222 of 443 episodes

Historian Yuval Noah Harari was awarded the Polonsky Prize for Creativity in the Humanistic Disciplines. His magnum opus Sapiens challenges everything we know about being human – our thoughts, our actions, our power, and our future.