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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

Tom Tugendhat on Reappraising UK Foreign Policy Towards China

22 September 2020, 10:30

The coronavirus crisis and the introduction of a new security law in Hong Kong has underlined the need for a better understanding of China'...

Progressive Terrorism Studies Webinar Series – Locating Meaning in Salafi Jihadi Content

22 September 2020, 14:00

The research presented by Dr Ali Fisher and Dr Nico Prucha in this session is a synthesis of three studies which have respectively examined...

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia on Georgia’s Pro-Western Foreign Policy Agenda, Security Threats and the Challenges Ahead

08 October 2020, 11:00

Addressing the key priorities of Georgia’s pro-Western foreign policy agenda, His Excellency Mr Giorgi Gakharia will discuss Georgia’s...

An Online Conversation with Two Former Spymasters

22 October 2020, 16:00

In this wide-ranging conversation, General Petraeus and Sir John Sawers will discuss the next big geopolitical and global security...

Haldane: The Forgotten Statesman Who Shaped Modern Britain

12 November 2020, 16:00

As a philosopher-statesman, Haldane’s groundbreaking proposals on defence, education and government structure were astonishingly ahead of...

Countering CBRN At Home and Abroad

23 September 2020, 9:00

REGISTER NOWThe use of Chemical Weapons is a war crime. Yet chemical weapons have been used widely during the Syrian conflict, including the use of nerve agents, while in 2018 Russia conducted a...

Modern Deterrence Autumn 2020 Conference (Rescheduled from Autumn 2020)

17 February 2021, 9:00

RUSI Modern Deterrence conference in partnership with the NATO Public Diplomacy Division.With threats and aggression facing liberal democracies increasing, national security is more important today...

Managing the Status Quo in the Taiwan Strait

28 November 2006, 9:00

 Managing the Status Quo in the Taiwan Strait: European and American Perspectives28th November 2006, 9-00am - 5-30 pmRUSI, Whitehall, LondonAt the core of China-Taiwan cross-straits relations lies the seemingly simple concept of ‘status quo’; the...

Future Maritime Operations Conference 2006

22 November 2006, 0:00

The UK Government sees the Royal Navy as a force for good in the world and a key asset in the UK’s ability to conduct defence diplomacy. Expeditionary operations require capabilities for delivering presence, access for both maritime and other forces...

Whitehall Dialogue / Energy Security Forum: Energy Security – A Global Perspective

21 November 2006, 12:45

Presentation by Peter Mather, Head of Country (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK) and Vice President Europe, BP. Peter Mather will talk about the causes of the present insecurity concerning...

NATO: What Now?

21 November 2006, 11:15

Click here for the speech In the run-up to NATO’s Riga Summit, Dr Liam Fox delivered this landmark speech on Conservative Party policy towards the Alliance. He addressed the fundamental question of the type of security arrangements required...

Military History Circle: Desmond Morton - The Myth Behind the Man

17 November 2006, 12:45

Lunch    12:15 (optional, £6)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Lecture  12:45 Desmond Morton, SIS officer, Director of the Industrial Intelligence Centre and Churchill's wartime Intelligence adviser,...

Securing the UK's Critical National Infrastructure

15 November 2006, 8:15

The Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) within the UK comprises of essential services and systems that provide the underpinning to society. The protection of these assets, services and systems, which may be physical and/or cyber based, is crucial...

Transnational Terrorism: Defeating the Threat

09 November 2006, 10:15

This event included keynote addresses by the Rt. Hon. Margaret Beckett MP, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and H E Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar.In the five years since 9/11 the world has seen the...

RUSI-British Association of Private Security Companies First Annual Conference

30 October 2006, 9:00

The inaugral RUSI/BAPSC conference was held on 30 -31 October 2006 in Partnership with British Association of Private Security Companies.The The conference aim was to introduce many of the themes and issues that the private security industry will...

Whitehall Dialogue / European Forum: The Nordic Battlegroup 2008

27 October 2006, 11:45

Presentation by Brigadier General Karl Engelbrektson, Battlegroup Co-ordinator, Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. This meeting will incorporate discussion on:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The...

Simulation and Training for Emergency & Disaster Response

25 October 2006, 7:30

The threat of international terrorism to our society requires complete and unified emergency and disaster responses; involving both public services and private companies. To improve our preparedness, training exercises are fundamental to developing...

Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature

17 October 2006, 11:15

The winner of the 2006 Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature is Professor Roger Knight for his book The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson, published by Penguin Books Ltd. Roger Knight's purpose in this...

The Suez Crisis 50 Years On

13 October 2006, 8:00

The Programme The policy reverberations of the events of 1956 had a lasting effect on British defence and foreign policy, Arab Nationalism and the geopolitics of the Middle East. The rifts and ruptures of the Suez Crisis are comparable to the US led...

Defence Project Management Conference 2006 - Project Leadership in a Complex World

10 October 2006, 8:00

If the implementation of the 2005 Defence Industrial Strategy is to be successful the UK Government and Ministry of Defence requires efficient Project organisations that demonstrate effective leadership and team working to deliver projects on time,...

UK Resilience - Joining up the Sectors

05 October 2006, 8:00

The Civil Contingencies Act (CCA), passed in 2004, transformed the UK emergency planning landscape, establishing both clarity and direction. Key players are now operating from common definitions and there is increased awareness of individual roles...

RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Networks and Coalitions: Canada and Australian naval operations in the Persian Gulf.

04 October 2006, 14:30

A Transatlantic Forum with Dr. Paul T. Mitchell, Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore Network Centric Warfare (NCW) presents significant challenges to coalition operations; challenges that extend beyond the familiar ones of...

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