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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.

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2019

18 November 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

He will also discuss the need for maintaining and enhancing military capability across defence in an ever-changing operational environment....

Challenges to a free and open maritime security strategy in the Indo-Pacific

25 November 2019, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Admiral (rtd) Tomohisa Takei, formerly of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, will deliver a lecture on contemporary maritime security...

Tipping Point: Britain, Brexit and Security in the 2020s

26 November 2019, 18:15
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Britain is facing unprecedented security challenges in the 2020s. The decade to come will not be as favourable as the two past decades. For...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture and RUSI Christmas Party 2019

05 December 2019, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues. This is followed by the...

Professor Azar Gat on Has War been Declining: Why and Where?

27 January 2020, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

While the world has become more peaceful than ever before, there is still much to worry about in terms of security and no place for...

Decontamination of Buildings & Infrastructure: A CBR Awareness Day

30 March 2005, 23:00

  DECONTAMINATION OF BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE: A CBR AWARENESS DAY<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  The risk of accidental or deliberate contamination of buildings and infrastructure with...

Alexander the Great: Risk and Genius

18 March 2005, 0:00

LISTEN TO PRESENTATION Robin Lane-Fox, Fellow of New College, Oxford and Author of Alexander the Great (Penguin) and The Making of Alexander, (R & L). Robin Lane-Fox has been Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History since 1977 and University Reader...

A Liberal Democrat View of UK Defence Policy

15 March 2005, 0:00

Changing the International Security EnvironmentToday, the United Kingdom faces a complex array of defence and security challenges. Fifteen years after the end of the Cold War and it is obvious that the world is an unpredictable and perilous place....

Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp

14 March 2005, 0:00

Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp 14-15 March 2005 Norfolk, Virginia On 14-15 March 2005, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, in partnership with United States Joint Forces Command, held a...

Politics & Terrorism

24 February 2005, 0:00

This event is now sold out     This conference will explore both current and emerging international terrorist tactics and strategy and, by the use of case studies, explore the vulnerabilities of nations and communities to the successful execution of...

RUSI/Economist Debate: 'Is the Joint Intelligence Committee a Model Arrangement or a Discredited One'

21 February 2005, 0:00

Members can listen to the debate by logging in the purple box ------------------------------------------------------>This event represented a timely opportunity to consider several key issues: Should the political and intelligence worlds be more...

Military History Circle

18 February 2005, 0:00

Histories of the Hanged: <?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = DEFANGHTML_ST1 />Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire Friday 18 February 2005 from 1245 - 1400 The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies would like to ...

Military History Circle

21 January 2005, 0:00

Dr John Peaty, Research Analyst, Defence Geographic and Imagery Intelligence Agency and Private Historian on the subject of 'The First Manhattan Project: Artillery Survey In The Great War'Friday 21 January 2004 from 1245 - 1400.  If you would like...

The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Haven For Terrorists?

19 January 2005, 0:00

Half-Day Conference on 'The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Haven For Terrorists?' - 19 January 2005 at 1315 (Buffet Lunch from 1215) The Royal United Services Institute will hold a half-day conference on 19 January on The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A...

Defence Reform in Serbia and Montenegro

18 January 2005, 0:00

His Excellency Dr Prvoslav Davinic, Minister of Defence for Serbia and MontenegroTuesday 18 January 2005 from 1300 - 1400If you would like to take part please inform Jane Davenport, Events Manager, RUSIjanedavenport@rusi.org / 0207 747 2615 1300 (...

US Homeland Security

09 December 2004, 0:00

Admiral James Loy is Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.  Admiral Loy formerly served as the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration until he was nominated by President Bush in October. Click here to listen...

Annual RUSI Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture

09 December 2004, 0:00

Click here for the lecture   It really doesn’t seem twelve months since I was standing here before you all, speaking about the challenges of changing times. RUSI is, in many ways, a fine example of an organisation that identifies the need to...

Private Military Companies in the Current Global Order

06 December 2004, 0:00

Private military companies (PMCs) are increasingly a part of the security landscape. Events in Iraq and Afghanistan have played a significant role in moving the debate over PMCs forward since the Arms to Africa affair in the 1990s. The old notion of...

The Security Intersection: The Paradox of Power in an Age of Terror

01 December 2004, 0:00

The South African Institute of International Affairs and theRoyal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies announce the launch of a new book  THE SECURITY INTERSECTIONThe Paradox of Power in an Age of Terror by Greg Mills   The...

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