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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.

Cyber, Technology and Geopolitics

11 May 2021, 13:00

Recent high-profile attacks attributed to Russia and China have pushed hostile state cyber activity to the front of the agenda. The use of...

Hard Choices: The UK Rethinks Its Global Role

11 May 2021, 16:00

After decades of peace and prosperity, the international order put in place after the Second World War is rapidly coming to an end. Foreign...

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...

Precision Strike in 21st Century Multidomain Operations

13 May 2021, 12:00

The ‘democratisation’ of access to long-range precision strike assets once thought to be components of an exclusively Western revolution in military affairs will have important ramifications for 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...

Gulf Security Roundtable

05 September 2005, 23:00

Gulf Security Roundtable<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Tuesday 6th September 10.00-11.00     The Royal United Services Institute will host a special roundtable discussion with H.E. Sayyid Badr Bin...

Briefing: The London Bombings

25 July 2005, 23:00

While both shocking and devastating, the London bombings of 7 July 2005 have long been predicted. Ministers and security chiefs have said on the record that an attack on the UK was inevitable.   They came at a time when the eyes of the world were...

The Coming Flu Pandemic: Global Challenge, National Response

19 July 2005, 23:00

Conference PresentationsAll presentations are the property of the author and subject to copyright. Presentations may not be reproduced or distributed and are for personal reference only.The World Health Organization has warned that an influenza...

Transformation of Military Operations On the Cusp, Part II

13 July 2005, 23:00

RUSI is engaged in a project in partnership with US Joint Forces Command entitled ‘Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp’. The project is concerned with operations at the transition points between crisis and major combat operations, and...

World War Two in Perspective

12 July 2005, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  By Professor Sir Michael Howard OM CH CBE MC FBA.   From 1300 -1415 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215)     A fee of £6 is payable for the sandwich lunch.   This event is...

Unmanned Vehicle Systems 2005

11 July 2005, 23:00

A Military Sciences One-Day ConferenceTuesday 12 July 20050900 – 1800Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) are now an integral part of military operations, not only in the form of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) but increasingly as ground and maritime...

Imperial Overstretch, from Dr Arnold to Mr Blair

10 July 2005, 23:00

Dr Correlli Barnett CBE <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  From 1245 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215)   The British Empire / Commonwealth constituted not a strategic asset to Britain, but a burden....

Iraq as an Intelligence Sucess and Policy Failure

07 July 2005, 23:00

By Scott Ritter, former United Nations weapons inspector 1300 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215) Scott Ritter is no stranger to controversy. In September 2002 he told officials in Baghdad that military action against Iraq was unjustified. Since he...

The Future of the UK Strategic Deterrent

05 July 2005, 23:00

Rethinking the Role of Strategic Deterrence in British Defence Policy Wednesday 6th July 2005 Britain’s position as a nuclear power has been fundamental to its role in the world order. In the 2003 Defence White Paper, the United Kingdom Government...

Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance, Workshop III

30 June 2005, 0:00

RUSI is leading a research project entitled ‘Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance’. The project seeks to evaluate the role of collective transatlantic S&T programmes in the context of NATO and EU military and political...

Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-45

29 June 2005, 23:00

Thursday 30 June 2005 from 1245 – 1400 (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Sandwich Lunch from 1215) The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies would like to invite you to...

Reforming NATO Force Generation, Workshop II

29 June 2005, 23:00

Improved force generation has been a key concern of the incumbent NATO Secretary General during his first year-and-a-half in office. The need for more ‘usable’ forces was a central theme of the Istanbul Summit Communiqué. A comprehensive list of...

Terrorism Laws

29 June 2005, 23:00

RUSI would like to invite you to attend a debate that will be recorded for broadcast later this year on BBC Radio 4. Professor Conor Gearty of the LSE's Centre For Human Rights will argue that all special terrorism laws should be abolished...

Technology for Security & Resilience

26 June 2005, 7:30

Each component of a society plays an integral role in the provision of that nation’s security and resilience. These roles are complex and intertwined and can range from:• A government ensuring that the threats and risks that are faced are adequately...

Terrorism in the UK

21 June 2005, 23:00

A <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Homeland Security & Resilience Department One-Day Workshop<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Terrorist...

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