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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.

VJ Day 75 Years On: Reflections on the UK-Japan Relationship

13 August 2020, 10:00

15 August 2020 – VJ Day - marks both the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. The conclusion of years of hardship,...

Principled Spying: The Ethics of Secret Intelligence

20 August 2020, 16:00

Intelligence agencies provide critical information to national security and foreign policy decision makers, but spying also poses inherent...

Ahead of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly – Can Multilateralism be Rebuilt for a Post-Covid World: A Conversation Between The Rt. Hon. Douglas Alexander and Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens

14 September 2020, 16:00

This wide-ranging conversation will cover the multilateral response to the Covid- 19 crisis to date and will look ahead to the key themes...

Building Stronger Societies Webinar Series: Organising Ourselves for the Next Crisis

16 September 2020, 16:00

When the coronavirus pandemic struck the world, a fact that had previously not been considered critical became obvious: most Western...

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'...

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: Countering CBRN At Home and Abroad

23 September 2020, 9:00

The 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 nerve agent...

Modern Deterrence Autumn 2020 Conference

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...

Introducing France’s New Defence & National Security Policy

02 July 2008, 10:30

Introducing France’s New Defence & National Security PolicyJean-Claude Mallet, Chairman of the French White Paper National Commission France’s new National Security and Defence White Paper sets out the governing principles for a streamlined...

Whitehall Dialogue: Maritime Security – A Global Perspective

30 June 2008, 11:45

Christopher Trelawny, Head of the Maritime Security Section, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will lead a Whitehall Dialogue Meeting on 'Maritime Security – A Global Perspective'.  Since the 1980s, the IMO has developed international...

RUSI - Guild of Battlefield Guides Event

27 June 2008, 8:45

This is the third collaboration between the Institute’s Military History Circle (MHC) and the Guild of Battlefield Guides (GBG). PROGRAMME0950 Registration and Morning Coffee1020 Introductory Remarks by John Hughes-Wilson, Associate Fellow, RUSI...

Perspectives on the Darfur Conflict and International Intervention

24 June 2008, 12:00

The conflict in Darfur continues unabated. As the UN Security Council and UNAMID attempt to resolve the impasse, the viewpoints of renowned local leaders and mediators, such as Suleiman Jamous, are vital.       Suleiman Jamous is one of the most...

The Second Lebanon War: Lessons for Modern Militaries

20 June 2008, 8:15

On 12 July, 2006, in reaction to a cross-border attack conducted by Hezbollah, which left eight Israeli soldiers killed and two abducted, Israel launched a 34-day campaign against the Lebanese insurgency. In its aftermath, the performance of the...

Policy Responses to Climate Change: MoD and FCO Perspectives

19 June 2008, 13:00

RUSI will host Sir Ian Andrews, Second Permanent Undersecretary of the MoD, and John Ashton, UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, for a discussion of MoD and FCO policy development on the security implications of climate...

Global Inequality and Security Policy: A British Perspective

17 June 2008, 16:00

The Royal United Services Institute and the Institute for Public Policy Research are pleased to announce the launch of the forthcoming Whitehall Paper: Global Inequality and Security Policy: A British Perspective by Professor Malcolm Chalmers....

Sustaining the Force – Soldier First: RUSI/DEM Future Land Warfare 08

12 June 2008, 8:00

Organised in association with the British Army and supported by the Association of the US Army<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> This year’s conference examined the role of armed forces in helping to...

Islamism in Algeria and the Al-Qaeda Threat in North Africa

09 June 2008, 12:00

How real is the present Al-Qa'ida threat in North Africa?  How much is this a new front which threatens Europe?  How should we respond?  In posing these questions this RUSI Middle East Forum will trace the history and roots of Islamism in Algeria...

Future Maritime Operations Conference

03 June 2008, 8:00

The RUSI FUTURE MARITIME OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2008 will consider the value of future surface combatants in supporting policy, the tasks they will undertake, the capabilities they will require, and the demands on customer and supplier to work...

Military History Circle - The Rhodesian War: Thirty Years On

23 May 2008, 11:45

This event will feature a brief audio-visual presentation by the co-authors, Professor Paul Moorcraft and Dr Peter McLaughlin and will be chaired by Dr Knox Chitiyo, Head of the Africa Programme, RUSI (all three having taught war studies at the...

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - 5th Annual Conference

22 May 2008, 9:00

This annual conference, jointly organised by RUSI and the United Nations Association, Westminster Branch, has established itself as one of the UK’s most authoritative reviews of UN peacekeeping activities. UN peacekeeping at 60: 'Better preparation...

Whitehall Dialogue - Policing the Metropolis: Current Challenges

21 May 2008, 11:45

Sir Ian Blair, 24th Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, will outline the operational requirements of the capital, from neighbourhood policing to counter-terrorism. He will look at the challenges of communication and accountability in an...

Members' Lecture - Britain and Palestine, 1917-1948

13 May 2008, 11:45

Sir Martin Gilbert will discuss British policy from the Balfour Declaration in 1917 to the establishment of the Palestine Mandate in 1922. He will then examine the workings of the Mandate and the evolution of the conflict between the Jewish and...

An address by General Xiong Guangkai

09 May 2008, 12:00

As the balance of power in East Asia tips towards Beijing and China’s economic influence is felt world-wide, China’s military development has been subject to increasing scrutiny. General Xiong will provide an insight into China's national security...

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