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RSA Events

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Society & Culture

The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.

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How to Govern Intelligently in the 21st Century

November 8th, 2012

Episode 20 of 494 episodes

For decades, liberal democracy has been trumpeted as the best system of governance available to us. But in a rapidly changing cultural landscape, is that any longer the case? Join investor and philanthropist Nicholas Berggruen and editor of New Perspectives Quarterly Nathan Gardels as they ask: How can East and West learn ‘best practice’ from each other in order to survive the unique challenges of the 21st century?

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