Event: RUSI and Forces TV Election Defence Debate
13:30, 24 Apr 2015, RUSI
RUSI and Forces TV are joining together to hold a televised debate on the big defence issues facing the United Kingdom. On Friday 24th April senior spokesmen from all the main parties will be taking part in a Question Time style debate in front of a live audience at RUSI in Whitehall.
Event: A Liberal Democrat View of UK Defence Policy
11:00, 20 Apr 2015, RUSI
The Rt Hon Lord Wallace of Saltaire, Liberal Democrat Peer, House of Lords, will outline his party’s defence policy in advance of the General Election and subsequent Strategic Defence Review.
Event: Readiness for an Army in Transition
13:00, 16 Apr 2015, RUSI
The 69th annual UK-US Kermit Roosevelt lecture series featuring a speech by US General Mark A. Milley, looking at the US FORSCOM approach to assuring operational readiness in the Army.
Event: The Future of R&D in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector
12:00, 15 Apr 2015, RUSI
At a time when technological advantage is critical within the security and intelligence spheres, sufficient and targeted investment in appropriate R&D programmes is far from guaranteed. Ahead of the 2015 SDSR, this paper explores whether there are ways to improve engagement between government and investors operating in this sector.
Event: Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan
13:00, 14 Apr 2015, RUSI
A lecture by Peter Oborne, recently Chief Political Correspondent, Daily Telegraph. Drawing on material from his latest book, Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan, Peter Oborne will argue how cricket is one of the significant unifying forces in Pakistan. He will also discuss how it is entwined into narratives of partition, statehood and nationalism, relations with India, sectarian violence, corruption and exploitation by political and military elites.
Event: Geopolitics in the Arctic: A changing international landscape?
08:30, 14 Apr 2015, RUSI
Rapid signs of climate change and changes in the geopolitical environment have brought the Arctic to the forefront of international political debate. As the region becomes increasingly navigable and interested powers increase their presence in the region, it is clear that challenges to the established order will increase.
Event: A Conservative Party View of UK Defence Policy
11:00, 10 Apr 2015, RUSI
The Rt Hon Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence, will outline the Conservative Party’s defence policy in advance of the General Election and subsequent Strategic Defence Review.
Event: Leadership in Conflict and War: The Transatlantic Intelligence Relationship
13:00, 27 Mar 2015, RUSI
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s death and the seventy-fifth anniversary of his ‘finest hour’ in 1940 when he became Prime Minister, a distinguished panel of speakers will examine his legacy of leadership in conflict and war, focussing specifically on the transatlantic intelligence relationship.
Conference: RUSI Missile Defence Conference 2015
10:15, 24 Mar 2015, RUSI
A major highlight in the missile defence calendar, this international conference contributes to the evolution of policy with a stimulating discussion of BMD issues between senior policymakers and practitioners.
Event: Book Launch – We Love Death as You Love Life
18:15, 19 Mar 2015, RUSI
Please join us at this exclusive launch for RUSI's Director of International Security Studies, Raffaello Pantucci's new book, We Love Death as You Love Life.
Event: RUSI-TI-GW Roundtable: Corruption and Security Interventions
14:30, 18 Mar 2015, RUSI
In partnership with Transparency International and Global Witness, RUSI is pleased to hold an event on the corruption-security nexus. Using Afghanistan and Mali as case studies, this workshop will examine how corruption affects interventions and defence assistance programmes.
Event: SDSR Breakfast Briefing: Countering Terrorists and Non-State Actors
08:30, 18 Mar 2015, RUSI
In the last of the RUSI SDSR 2015 Breakfast Briefings series, our panel will discuss CT policing and planning assumptions about the future, the blurred lines between foreign policy and domestic counter-extremism and the importance of financing for terrorist groups and non-state actors.
Event: The Future of Nuclear Navies: the UK and China
17:00, 11 Mar 2015, RUSI
This event will bring together leading Chinese scholars and veteran British practitioners to consider the future of the UK and China's ballistic missile submarine forces and implications for strategic dynamics between nuclear-armed states.
Event: Gender and Leadership: How Should Women Lead in Defence?
17:30, 10 Mar 2015, RUSI
As the number of women in the field of defence rises, and cracks in the ‘brass ceiling’ begin to widen, there is a greater need to understand how female leaders command and inspire in this evolving security landscape.