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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...

Pakistan: Conflicted Ally in the War on Terror

25 January 2008, 17:00

On 25 January 2008 at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London, Carnegie Senior Associate Ashley J. Tellis presented the findings of his Carnegie report, Pakistan and the War on Terror: Conflicted Goals, Compromised Performance. In the...

ADDRESS: His Excellency Pervez Musharraf

25 January 2008, 15:30

Listen to the speech via the RUSI Podcast, click here (could take a few minutes depending on download speeds).In the ongoing struggle against terrorism, Pakistan is playing a crucial regional role. In this fight, Pakistani soldiers and security...

Military History Circle- Royal Guard or Standing Army? The Struggle for Control of Charles II's Regiments

18 January 2008, 12:45

Major General Barney White-Spunner will talk about his recent book ‘Horse Guards’, which tells the story of the Household Cavalry.  He will concentrate in this talk on the early years of the story, and try to explain how the development of the...

RUSI-DEM SubTech 08 Underwater Warfare Conference

14 January 2008, 8:00

Click for Conference PapersThe underwater battlespace provides unique options for delivering military effect in support of defence policy. This conference examined, in an international context, the operational importance of the underwater...

Security and the Strait of Hormuz: Challenges and Implications

14 December 2007, 8:30

Given the global system's reliance on maritime trade, the security of such trade remains a fundamental challenge for the international community. The Strait of Hormuz is a case study of such a challenge. The global economic importance of the Middle...

Europe’s Approach to Taiwan’s Security

13 December 2007, 9:30

Taiwan’s ruling party, the Democratic Progressive Party, is determined to go ahead with a referendum on UN membership for the island under the name Taiwan early in 2008. In a particularly sensitive year which will see the appointment of a new...

Climate Change as the 'New' Security Problem

12 December 2007, 11:00

Weather of Mass Destruction?Climate Change as the 'New' Security ProblemA Lecture By Oli BrownRUSI's Climate Change and Security series welcomes Oli Brown of the International Institute of Sustainable Development to the first in a series of talks on...

The Causes of President Milosevic’s Capitulation in June 1999

07 December 2007, 12:45

Military History Circle - The Causes of President Milosevic’s Capitulation in June 1999 Dr Anna Maria BrudenellDefence Academy of the UK at ShrivenhamWhy was President Slobodan Milosevic suddenly and somewhat surprisingly prepared to agree to the...

Pakistan Today

06 December 2007, 11:30

Pakistan is undergoing a significant phase of political transition in its 60 year history.  International observers and analysts are watching developments as crucial to the security of Pakistan as well as the region.  Retired General Pervez...

British Intelligence and Security

04 December 2007, 8:30

Police and security agencies are presently adapting and evolving while under constant scrutiny. Arguments around the erosion of civil liberties and the array of threats facing the UK put them under a controversial spotlight. However, legislation and...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture and RUSI Christmas Party 2007

03 December 2007, 17:30

Lecture by Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff, UK Ministry of Defence.The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues.Followed by the RUSI Christmas Party ...

Anti-Americanisms in World Politics

03 December 2007, 16:00

The strong upsurge in anti-American sentiments around the world since 2002 is undeniable. The meanings and political consequences of these sentiments are less clear. Some are motivated by the Bush administration and its policies. Others are touching...

The Impact of Western Strategy on Muslim South Asia

03 December 2007, 9:00

The strategy adopted by the United States and its Western allies to counter the global threat of Islamic terror has been dominated by the Global War on Terror (GWOT). Though the approach has engaged a number of different dimensions, military force...

Members’ Lecture – Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan

30 November 2007, 12:45

Professor A C GraylingSchool of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of LondonBritain and the USA carried out a massive bombing offensive against the cities of Germany and Japan the course of the Second World War, which ended with the destruction of...

Perspectives on the Civil-Military Nexus in Afghanistan and beyond

28 November 2007, 8:00

The complexity of conflict in the post-Cold War world has prompted a wealth of new research into the changing character of war. One very apparent facet of conflict in this era is that war is no longer linear – defence, development and diplomacy now...

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