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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...

Pakistan: Strategic Challenges and Prospects

17 April 2007, 8:00

Because of its geostrategic location and as one of the leading partners in the world-wide coalition against terrorism and political extremism, Pakistan is a pivotal state. The country has deployed significant forces against militants in its...

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

12 April 2007, 14:30

Dr Kori Schake is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. She is also the Bradley Professor of International Security Studies at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Her areas of research interest are national security...

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

03 April 2007, 14:30

 Christopher Coker is a Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, and Adjunct Professor, Staff College, Oslo. He is the author most recently of The Future of War: the re-enchantment of war in the Twenty-First Century (...

Whitehall Dialogue – What Kind of Public Diplomacy Do We Need in Today's World?

03 April 2007, 11:45

 Presentation by Anne Pringle, Director of Strategy and Information, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, through various funding channels, spends around £600m on public diplomacy every year. Anne Pringle will...

POSTPONED - Force Protection in Current and Evolving Operational Environments

29 March 2007, 8:00

FROM REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD COBBOLDIt is with much regret that I have to inform you that the Force Protection conference planned for this Thursday, 29 March, has been postponed.  I understand that this is very short notice, especially after the...

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

22 March 2007, 15:30

Presentation by Ivo H Daalder, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institute on “Restoring Trust — The Challenge for American Global Leadership After Bush” SummaryDr Daalder addressed the audience on the topic of “Restoring Trust—The Challenge for...

Britain's Trident Decision: Security Implications

16 March 2007, 10:00

Royal United Services Institute and Oxford Research Group Joint Conference "How might a UK decision to replace Trident affect key current proliferation concerns?  Regional and global perspectives"RUSI and Oxford Research Group (ORG) will host a...

25th Anniversary of the Falklands War

09 March 2007, 9:00

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the Falklands War the Institute is holding an event that will have an emphasis on the grand strategic level and the build up and legacy of the conflict.  The themes that will be covered include intelligence, diplomacy...

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

08 March 2007, 14:00

Currently based in Brussels, Robert Kagan is Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.  His most recent book, Of Paradise and Power (Knopf, 2003), was on the New York Times bestseller list for ten weeks and the Washington...

UK Resilience: Preparing Scotland

01 March 2007, 8:15

Scotland is confronted by an increasing array of threats and challenges ranging from UK wide emergencies to specific and localised disasters. An appropriate and effective response requires coordinated, integrated and coherent management across all...

Transatlantic Forum - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the Run-Up 2008

27 February 2007, 16:00

Ivo H. DaalderSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution22 March 2007, 15:30 – 17:00Professor Christopher CokerProfessor of International Relations, The London School of Economics3 April 2007. 15:30 – 17:00Dr Kori Schake Research Fellow, The Hoover...

The 8th Missile Defence Conference

27 February 2007, 9:00

From a European perspective International missile defence stands at a crossroads, although in other parts of the world, notably in Japan and Israel, the major decision points are in the past.  For Europe the future is uncertain although NATO...

Politics and Terrorism

14 February 2007, 9:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> In 2007 the RUSI Homeland Security & Resilience Department conference, Politics and Terrorism, examined how counter-terrorism strategy has adapted to meet a...

Military History Circle - The Great War: Myth and Memory

09 February 2007, 12:15

Military History Circle Lunch: 1215 (£6 optional) Lecture:1245Dr Dan TodmanLecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of LondonDr Dan Todman is lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of London. He took his PhD at...

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