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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...

RUSI Military History Circle-Guild of Battlefield Guides Joint Event

29 June 2007, 8:45

Talks this year will focus on the Crimean War, the Second Afghan War, the First World War (Ypres and Shaiba) and a presentation on touring European battlefields. This is the second collaboration between the two groups and the GBG will offer a...

Western Strategies Towards Pakistan

28 June 2007, 14:30

Asia Security Programme: Western Strategies Towards Pakistan15:30-16:30 28 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWithout Pakistan’s active and full cooperation, the U.S. and broader international community cannot reconstruct Afghanistan, defeat the Taliban,...

Whitehall Dialogue - How Effective is the House of Commons Defence Committee?

28 June 2007, 11:45

Presentation by the Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Committee.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The Defence Committee was set up by the House of Commons to examine the...

Launching EU Battlegroups

25 June 2007, 8:00

Since its emergence in 2004, the European Union’s plan to develop both national and multinational Battlegroups has become a major focus of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). Each Battlegroup comprises 1500 troops and two of these...

Military History Circle - New Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942

22 June 2007, 11:45

Professor Brian P. FarrellDeputy Head, Department of History, National University of SingaporeNew Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942In the Malayan Emergency and the Confrontation, the special forces units...

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence

20 June 2007, 12:00

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence1300-1415, 20 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWhile international attention centres on Baghdad with its spectacular bombings and more comprehensible dynamics, Basra is a case study of Iraq’s...

Transatlantic Programme - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the run-up to 2008

18 June 2007, 14:00

Dr. Charles Kupchan is senior fellow and director of Europe studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also professor of international affairs at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He will be giving a talk at RUSI...

United Nations Peacekeeping and the Failure to Protect

18 June 2007, 10:00

Mr Andrew Mitchell Conservative MP for Sutton ColdfieldShadow Secretary of State for International DevelopmentWhen the UN was founded, it was designed to respond to conflicts between sovereign states. However, most contemporary armed conflicts are...

3rd Annual Science and Technology for Homeland Security and Resilience Conference 2007

12 June 2007, 7:30

Please see additional information for 'The United Kingdom Security & Counter Terrorism Science & Innovation Strategy'. The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK continues to face a range of...

Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature 2007

11 June 2007, 16:15

The winners of the 2007 Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature are Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali, who have been chosen as recipients of the prize for their remarkable work Khrushchev’s Cold War:The Inside Story of an American...

Whitehall Dialogue - The Future of NATO

08 June 2007, 11:45

Presentation by Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope KCB OBE, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO.Admiral Stanhope will discuss the ongoing transformation of NATO and the role that Allied Command Transformation has played in this process...

Transatlantic Programme - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the run-up to 2008

07 June 2007, 13:00

Professor Richard Ned Lebow, Professor of Government at Dartmouth College will give a talk at RUSI entitled “Red Lights and Ruling the World: Changing Narratives of Self-Interest in the US and their implications for foreign policy”. Lebow's recent...

The 7th RUSI/DEM Future Land Warfare Conference

05 June 2007, 8:00

Prices OptionsPrice Normal rate £899 Government rate (Proof of eligibility must be presented)£199 Corporate rate £699 SME (Fewer than 250 staff) £399  Tomorrow’s Army: Today’s ChallengesMilitary forces have been managing changes in structure...

Why Africa Will Succeed

31 May 2007, 11:15

Click here to read the Lecture   Listen to the lecture in Windows Media Player  The audio begins at 00:19 seconds, with Admiral Cobbold’s introduction.Mr Nicky Oppenheimer begins speaking at 02:54.   Biography Mr Nicky Oppenheimer joined the Anglo...

International Homeland Security & Resilience

29 May 2007, 8:00

Examining international responses to homeland security, this annual RUSI conference will hear from an array of experts addressing key homeland security threats and responses. Speakers include:Mr Peter F. VergaPrincipal Deputy Assistant Secretary of...

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