On Civil Society

We are in the midst of tremendous political upheaval around the world. The rise of extremism and nationalist rhetoric presents a serious test to the democratic values that open societies stand on. On Civil Society explores these complex issues through the lenses of democracy, the media, wellness, urbanism, equality, security and more.

Civil Forum

Upcoming Civil Forums

Live and On-Demand Events

Check out upcoming Live & Online events and watch replays of past events you may have missed on the TPL Culture channel on Crowdcast, including this featured conversation with Daniel Susskind about his provocative book, A World Without Work.


Watch these featured conversations that explore democracy, civic engagement and the exchange of ideas.

YouTube Playlist

This video features a conversation on the importance of social infrastructure with Eric Klinenberg, author of "Palaces for the People". Moderated by Zahra Ebrahim.

Explore TPL’s entire On Civil Society YouTube playlist.


Listen to these featured episodes, and discover more captivating conversations and archived recordings on our Live Mic and Writers Off the Page podcast series.