Take Me Back to Constantinople - How Byzantium, not Rome, can help preserve Pax Americana
A lecture by Edward Luttwak, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, DC) and author of The ...

Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature 2013
The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce that this year’s 2013 Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature – ...

RUSI Journal Roundtable: Britain’s Armed Forces and the Two World Wars
Honing in on the British military experience, distinguished historians including Gary Sheffield, Gill Bennett and Peter Gray will discuss the development ...

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WW1 home page Analysis: Dealing With the ‘Blackadder’ view of the First World War: Were the Leaders Trapped by Circumstance? 13 Jan 2014
Michael Gove’s intervention on how we remember the First World War has sparked off a national debate. The Education Secretary is adopting a stance that helps give depth to issues of judgment, morality and education, as well as to the drivers of memory and identity. Art and Culture History The Great War UK
Churchill Bust News: Sculpture of Winston Churchill Unveiled at RUSI 2 Jan 2014
A specially commissioned sculpture of Sir WInston Churchill was unveiled at RUSI on 18 December 2013. History
British Zone of Berlin 1945 RUSI Journal: The British Occupation of Germany, 1945–49: A Case Study in Post-Conflict Reconstruction 17 Dec 2013
The British occupation of part of West Germany was most successful when it allowed the German people to rebuild their political, economic and social infrastructure without external impositions History Germany UK
Poppy Analysis: Poppies and Remembrance Sunday: Multicultural and Multifaith Britain Joins In 8 Nov 2013
As the nation marks Remembrance Sunday, Britain’s ethnic minorities will be joining commemorations as well. This is not well reflected, however, in public and media discourse, where those who protest noisily can get a hearing often denied to those who participate quietly in our shared national commemorations. Art and Culture History Armed Forces UK Defence UK Europe
Military band RUSI Journal: Soft Powering the Empire: British Military Bands, Influence and Cultural Imperialism in the Twentieth Century 31 Oct 2013
In the inter-war years, military bands played an important role in maintaining British influence over its empire through soft power. History UK Europe Pacific Horn of Africa Africa China
rlmh news News: RLMH News - The Staff Ride: Spotlight on Training Officers before World War I 31 Oct 2013
Newly catalogued items in the RUSI Library of Military History illustrate how army commanders were prepared for war through the new training exercise known as the ‘Staff Ride’. History
Field Marshal Wolsely News: RLMH News - Our Only Soldier: The Life and Legacy of Field-Marshal Viscount Wolseley on the Centenary of his Death 30 Sep 2013
2013 is the centenary of the death of Field-Marshal Viscount Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833-1913). He was a good friend to RUSI and fought with distinction in every major campaign of the latter half of the Nineteenth century. To mark the centenary, the RUSI Library of Military History has also put together a small display of some of our Wolseley material. History
Crisis of Brilliance - Paul Nash The Void Photo courtesy of MBAC, Tate London Analysis: Review: David Boyd Haycock’s A Crisis of Brilliance 1908 -1922 18 Sep 2013
An exhibition of six British Post-modernists depict the impact of the Great War 1914-18 on our society and culture. It provides a perfect entry point for the visual dimension of the 2014 programme marking the centenary. History Art and Culture UK Europe
Ruby Loftus Screwing a Breech Ring painting by Laura Knight Analysis: Review: The Second World War as Seen Through the Laura Knight Portraits 3 Sep 2013
A major exhibition features more than forty of Laura Knight's portraits and sketches including several which confirm her as an important commentator on the 1939-45 war. History Art and Culture
Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature News: 2013 Shortlist Announced for the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature 21 Aug 2013
The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce that the following books have been selected for the 2013 Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature shortlist. The final winner will be announced at the annual award ceremony in November this year. History
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