RSA Events


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.


The Power Of Compassion: Change Yourself And The World

May 26th, 2015

Episode 333 of 494 episodes

Buddhist monk and influential public thinker Matthieu Ricard joins Madeleine Bunting to discuss how compassion can benefit us, society, and the planet.

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