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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...

International Admiral Sir John Fisher Conference

28 September 2004, 23:00

A conference marking the centenary of Jacky Fisher's accession to the post of First Sea Lord Speakers include: Adm Sir Jonathon Band Dr John Brooks Adm Sir Ian Forbes (tbc) Cdre James Goldrick RAN Dr Eric Grove Prof Holger Herwig Prof...

Exploiting Information for Military Effect: C4ISTAR in Networked Warfare

26 September 2004, 23:00

On C4ISTARwww.rusi.org/C4ISTAR On Transformationwww.rusi.org/transformation RUSI Military Sciences Departmentwww.rusi.org/militarysciences  The 2004 RUSI Malvern C4ISTAR delivered up-to-date briefings on the critical issues relating to the use...

Security in Iraq

22 September 2004, 23:00

Sir Jeremy Greenstock GCMG Formerly, UK Special Representative for Iraq Refreshments at 1700 Lecture at 1730    

Communications Interoperability in a Crisis

20 September 2004, 23:00

To deliver the emergency response expected by the public and demanded by the government a fully interoperable communciations system for the three blue-light services is vital. Some suggest that the only way to achieve this is by making everyone...

Identity and Security: The Issues

19 September 2004, 23:00

There is a general consensus that a compulsory ID card scheme within the UK has the potential to deliver real benefits. Areas where significant contributions are expected include the tackling organised crime, terrorism, illegal working and illegal...

Technical Development and Effects Based Operations

16 September 2004, 23:00

Lunch at 1215 Lecture at 1300   Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2004 Air Chief Marshal Sir Brian Burridge KCB CBE ADC RAF Commander-in-Chief, Headquarters Strike Command Royal Air Force Please email Sabrina Downey if you would like to attend the...

The Silent Alliance - 300 Years of Anglo-German Co-operation

06 September 2004, 23:00

In association with the British-German Officers’ Association, the British Army’s Strategic & Combat Studies Institute and the German Armed Forces Military History Research Institute to mark the 300th anniversary of the Battle of Blenheim.The aim...

Lunch With The Chief of Defence Intelligence

26 July 2004, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />The Chief of Defence Intelligence, Lieutenant General Andrew Ridgway will speak at a lunch to the Dubai Society, which is open to members of RUSI. General Ridgway is...

The West and Islam: Objectives, Policies and Peace Initiatives

26 July 2004, 23:00

Jointly organised by the Royal United Services Institute and the Institute for the Study of Indo-Pakistan Relations, University of Leicester.The debate on the supposed inevitability of a ‘clash of civilizations’ between Islam and the West has gained...

Current Issues in Humanitarian Law and Military Ethics

05 July 2004, 23:00

This conference will examine contemporary Humanitarian Law including issues surrounding the use of force in international relations, the politics of the international legal system and asymmetric warfare and humanitarian law. It will also discuss...

Emergency Planning, Security & Business Continuity

30 June 2004, 23:00

One of the most important factors that has arisen since 9/11 and more recent attacks, such as Madrid, is the fact that due to living in an interdependent, highly connected and technology dependent, but socially and politically open society, we are...

Transformation in Ground Combat Vehicles

25 June 2004, 23:00

 Key speakers for 2004 include: - General Sir Mike Jackson KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen (Chief of the General Staff, British Army) - General Peter J. Schoomaker United States Army (Chief of Staff, United States Army) - General Bernard Thorette (Chief of the...

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture: The Security of the Pacific Rim Area

24 June 2004, 23:00

Lecture delivered by His Excellency Mr Russell MarshallHigh Commissioner for New Zealand

LECTURE: NATO's Istanbul Summit - New Missions, New Means

17 June 2004, 23:00

NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, gave the following speech on 'New Missions, New Means' at the Royal United Services Institute. The Secretary General spoke about generating the forces needed to conduct the Alliance’s current and future...

Discussion Panel: Slim and the Burma Campaign

13 June 2004, 23:00

Panellists:Robert LymanHistorian and Author of 'Slim, Master of War'Colonel Michael HickeyFellow of the Royal United Services InstituteMajor General Julian Thompson CB OBEVisiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College London

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