Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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Watch Ralph Rugoff, Director of Hayward Gallery, introduce the gallery’s incredible Gursky retrospective
Read how the Swedish mansplaining hotline caused a domestic stir
Read about UBS Unique's initiatives for improving women's lives
What does it really take for women to be heard in the workplace? We asked voice coach and RADA in Business tutor, Sheelagh McNamara
Kimberlé Crenshaw - tells us what 'intersectionality' is
Aleks is an academic and journalist who writes about and studies technology and interactivity
In this bite, Emma George talks about why the female orgasm matters