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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.

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'...

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...

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...

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...

UK Resilience: Joining up the Sectors

26 September 2005, 23:00

The requirement for resilience in the UK cuts across all sectors of society. Whilst the last five years have seen considerable progress in this area, both in the public and private sectors, many challenges remain for those seeking to build effective...

Managing the Juggernaut: the RUSI Malvern C4ISTAR Conference 2005

19 September 2005, 23:00

The military customer, the Ministry of Defence, is responsible for setting out the roadmap for delivering an assured capability in networked C4ISTAR. The juggernaut is the technological, process and organizational challenge in doing so. The customer...

Energy Security & Geopolitics

18 September 2005, 23:00

Launch event September 19th 1400–1630 at RUSI The launch of Joint Energy Security Programme (JESP) in collaboration with the Westminster Energy Forum aims to illustrate how long term energy security issues are rising up the UK's foreign policy...

HSR Workshop: London Bombings

15 September 2005, 23:00

0845 - 1700 The two terrorist attacks of July 2005 marked the realization of a serious and substantial terrorist threat to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK.  Rooted to a large extent...

DSEi Conference 2005: Military Capabilities for the 21st Century

11 September 2005, 23:00

This conference will provide an intellectual introduction to the DSEi equipment exhibition. Senior members of the United Kingdom defence community will lead discussion in an international forum, highlighting factors that shape the requirement for...

Defence Acquisition Symposium

06 September 2005, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Partnering in the Provision of Defence Capability and Services Partnering between government and industry is an important and significant subject in the...

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