Previous Events

US and UK FlagsEvent: 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.
WaterlooEvent: The RUSI-Bonhams Exhibit: Wellington, Waterloo & The Napoleonic Wars 10:00, 26 Mar 2015, RUSI
To mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, RUSI opening its doors to the public to exhibit unique works of art and rare historical pieces from the upcoming Bonhams Wellington, Waterloo & the Napoleonic Wars sale next April 2015.
RUSImotifConference: 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.
RUSImotifEvent: 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.
Corruption No Go ZoneEvent: 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.
SDSR 2015Event: 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.
PONI LOGOEvent: 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.
SDSR 2015Event: SDSR Breakfast Briefing: What does 'Resilience' Mean for the Military? 08:30, 11 Mar 2015, RUSI
Gender and Leadership: How Should Women Lead in Defence?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.
Philip Hammond at RUSI 4Foreign Secretary on Intelligence and Security 08:45, 10 Mar 2015, RUSI
On 10 March, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond spoke at RUSI on Intelligence and Security their role in the UK.
agri investingEvent: Agri-Investing: Along the New Silk Road 08:30, 10 Mar 2015, Ashurst LLP
The New Silk Road Forum, in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Ashurst LLP, will be holding a briefing and panel discussion on food security and the challenges and incentives associated with agri-investing.
Rt Hon Geoff HoonEvent: Whitehall Dialogue - Developing a Sustainable Export Market for UK Defence 15:45, 9 Mar 2015, RUSI
A presentation by the Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Managing Director of Business, Agusta Westland. In his presentation, Geoff Hoon will discuss whether the government should be picking winners by protecting certain businesses and technologies, or if the interests of the British taxpayer and the armed forces are best served through rigorous competition based on price and capability.
Thieves of state bookEvent: Thieves of State: A Conversation with Sarah Chayes 18:00, 5 Mar 2015, RUSI
Hosted by RUSI's Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies, former special adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment Sarah Chayes will be launching her new book Thieves of State and demonstrating the striking – and unrecognized – role of corruption as a driver of many of the security crises confronting the world today.
SDSR 2015Event: SDSR Breakfast Briefing: The Military’s Role in Civil Contingencies 08:30, 4 Mar 2015, RUSI
This Breakfast Briefing, as part of RUSI’s SDSR 2015 series, will bring together civil emergency planners and meteorological experts to explore both the increasing likelihood and impact of extreme weather events in the UK.
Major General Ret’d Christopher Elliott CB MBEEvent: Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghan Wars: Why was Success so Elusive? 13:00, 2 Mar 2015, RUSI
A lecture by Major General (Ret’d) Christopher Elliott CB MBE, Visiting Professor, Cranfield University. From 2001, Britain supported the United States in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. While Britain’s senior officers, defence ministers and civil servants were undeniably competent and well intentioned, the conundrum remains why success on the battlefield proved so elusive. In his lecture, Major General Elliott will explore how the Ministry of Defence coped with the challenges presented.
Dr Stephen E FlynnEvent: Recent Developments in the U.S. Approach to Resilience: A Presentation by Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D. 11:30, 24 Feb 2015, RUSI
In his presentation Stephen Flynn will outline how this “resilience-centric” approach is influencing the U.S. approaches to counter-terrorism, cyber-security, and critical infrastructure protection.
SDSR 2015Event: SDSR Breakfast Briefing: NATO 08:30, 20 Feb 2015, RUSI
A briefing by General Sir Adrian Bradshaw KCB OBE, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, set against the backdrop of the latest security challenges facing NATO and how this will impact upon UK priorities and commitments.
Gill Bennett OBE MAEvent: Members’ Military History Lecture - Espionage During the First World War: Spies and Spy Fiction 12:45, 17 Feb 2015, RUSI
A lecture by Gill Bennett OBE MA, Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute. In her lecture, Gill Bennett will assess some of the extraordinary personal stories of spies, professional and amateur, invaluable and inept, working alone or together. Gill will also consider their portrayal in literature by the many writers, from John Buchan to Somerset Maugham, who were involved in secret intelligence themselves.
RUSI Logo 3On Tap: Organised Crime and Illicit Trade in Tobacco, Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals 12:15, 12 Feb 2015, RUSI
Organised crime is more pervasive in British society than is generally acknowledged. The true scale of illicit trade remains unknown, but the statistics available are stark. In addition to the adverse health consequences, illicit trade undermines community well-being and its vast profits are used to fund other criminal activities.
Conference: SDSR 2015 Conference: Ends, Ways and Means: Assuring the UK’s Credibility 09:00, 12 Feb 2015, RUSI
This event has now been cancelled. For further information, please contact Avnish Patel, Research Events Officer at RUSI.
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