Nobel Prize winner for Economics, American Professor Elinor Ostrom, tells us why we're better at banding together than we think.
Eminent South African novelist Njabulo Ndebele on the challenge of getting beyond guilt and blame in South Africa.
Best selling Indian author Manju Kapur surveys the state of matrimony in modern India, beset with conflicting obligations and opportunities.
Photograph by Milan Mudgil.
60 SECOND IDEA TO CHANGE THE WORLD
In our 60 Second Idea, Manju Kapur argues that the world would be a much better place if men had to do all the childcare and housework.Download the 60 Second Idea
This is because in countries like India, men have so much power on their side - the power of tradition and hierarchy.
By being made to repeat the endless thankless household chores they would be able to feel a greater empathy with those who don't have power in society.
IN NEXT WEEK'S PROGRAMME
We bring you a special programme from Wales with a lively conference audience, looking at values for the 21st Century.
Nicholas Taleb Nassim, author of the bestselling book The Black Swan, on the dangers of too much knowledge, English poet and painter, Frieda Hughes.
And explorer and oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle, who invites us to venture under the waves into that new global frontier - the ocean deep.