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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.

RUSI Annual Security Lecture by Lindy Cameron, CEO, UK National Cyber Security Centre

14 June 2021, 16:00

Lindy Cameron CB OBE, who has two decades of national security policy and crisis management experience, started her career in the private...

Prisons and Terrorism

30 June 2021, 16:00

Erupting in 1969, the Northern Ireland “troubles” continued with terrible intensity until 1998. The most enduring civil conflict in Western...

Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History

14 July 2021, 16:00

In forensic and compelling detail, Professor Jytte Klausen shows how Islamist terrorism in Europe and North America has been driven, not by...

190th RUSI Annual General Meeting

15 July 2021, 15:00

A notice of all business to be transacted at the meeting will be posted on the Institute’s website, at least 14 days before the date of the...

International Day of UN Peacekeepers Conference: Enhancing the UK Contribution to Peacekeeping

27 May 2021, 10:00

Marking the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, this virtual conference is both an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice made by those who have died in the service of humanity, and to analyse...

RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2021: Integrating for Operations Today and Warfighting Tomorrow

02 June 2021, 9:00

The British Government published its Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review in March 2021, setting out its ambition for the UK’s role in the world over the next decade. Given the...

UK Project on Nuclear Issues Annual Conference

08 June 2021, 13:00

It provides participants with:A platform from which to discuss and debate new nuclear thinkingA forum in which to meet nuclear specialists from a variety of fieldsA knowledge exchange between...

International Homeland Security

10 May 2006, 8:15

This new annual RUSI conference focused on examining key measures taken at the national and international levels.  A comparative evaluation of state responses to homeland security issues, it gave an overview of the specific threats and policy...

HSRD Workshop: Terrorism in the UK

05 May 2006, 8:00

Terrorism has become one of the largest threats to international peace and stability. The government is addressing the problem of terrorist activity and its roots within communities in the UK today, in terms of poverty, racism, and social exclusion...

The Defence Industrial Strategy and Government-Industry Relationships

29 March 2006, 8:00

The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon John Reid, has announced the publication of a Defence Industrial Strategy in December 2005. An effective...

Equipping the Military

27 February 2006, 9:00

No military in the world can function effectively unless its servicemen and women are provided with the right equipment. RUSI’s ‘Equipping the Military’ conference aims to deliver a dynamic and alternative look at the lower end of defence...

Politics & Terrorism 2006

15 February 2006, 9:00

The terrorist attacks of July 2005 brought a new if not unexpected element to the terrorist threat from those believed to be connected with Al-Qa'ida.  Rooted to some extent inside our own community, the threat combines ideological fervour with...

Gordon Brown at RUSI

13 February 2006, 10:00

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon Gordon Brown delivered a speech at RUSI concerning key policy perspectives UK national security. The Chancellor urged a united, resolute, and long-term stance against terrorism.  However, a tough approach to combat...

Creating Effect from the Joint Sea Base: The RUSI Maritime Warfare Conference 2005

13 December 2005, 0:00

By definition for a maritime nation, maritime power is a central tenet of the expeditionary strategy. This maritime contribution can apply across the spectrum of operations – from naval diplomacy, to high intensity combat, to co-ordinating...

RUSI Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture

30 November 2005, 17:45

Like me, many of you will no doubt have been able to see the moving BBC Series ‘The Last Tommy’ that was screened recently.  In this year in which we have turned our attention to commemorating the victories at the end of World War 2 and at Trafalgar...

Nelson the Commander

11 November 2005, 0:00

The Battle of Trafalgar was hugely important strategically because it was a defining event in British command of the seas during the Napoleonic Wars and enabling the eventual defeat of Napoleon 10 years later. By the same token it launched British...

Combat Stress Annual Armistice Lecture

09 November 2005, 0:00

Combat Stress Annual Armistice LectureWednesday at 12.00 noon (coffee from 11.00 am). 'The Trafalgar Campaign' by Professor Andrew Lambert of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Kings College,...

Expeditionary Operations in the Modern Era

08 November 2005, 0:00

As the Cold War came to an end the UK Armed Forces increasingly found themselves deployed on operations all around the world; from the South Atlantic to the Balkans, from West Africa to the Middle East. However the term 'Expeditionary Operations'...

The Seventh RUSI Missile Defence Conference

02 November 2005, 0:00

The conference, our annual Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) event, has grown in stature in recent years, to the end that we will be moving again into the Banqueting House to accommodate an audience we hope will be well in excess of 200. Last year’s...

Defence Project Management Conference 2005: Achieving Project Foresight

18 October 2005, 23:00

Driving the Successful Delivery of Major Defence Projects A Challenging Environment for Project ManagementIt is widely recognized that UK defence contractors operate in a challenging contractual environment that is characterised by the...

Morocco, the United Kingdom and the European Union

11 October 2005, 23:00

Standing at the gateway of Africa and at the junction of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the Kingdom of Morocco is the closest Arab country to the European continent.  Politically it occupies a similar role.  This reality is further...

HSR Workshop: Simulation & Training for Emergency Response & Resilience

05 October 2005, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> “This is probably the largest national disaster in the history of the US and the coordination that should be in effect all these days after the event just isn’t...

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