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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.

MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two

09 December 2020, 16:00

When Allied fighters were trapped behind enemy lines, one branch of military intelligence helped them escape: MI9. The organisation set up...

Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency

14 December 2020, 16:00

For a hundred years, GCHQ has been at the forefront of innovation in national security and British secret statecraft. Famed for its...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture 2020

17 December 2020, 13:00

Lecture by General Sir Nick Carter GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of the Defence Staff, UK Ministry of Defence.The Chief of the Defence Staff...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture: Implementing the Integrated Review – Building the Next Generation Royal Air Force

25 January 2021, 13:00

The Integrated Review sets out to define the Government’s ambition for the UK’s role in the world and its long-term strategic aims for our...

Douglas Haig Fellowship Lecture: The Tank in World War One – Did Haig Help or Hinder its Development?

29 January 2021, 13:00

In his memoirs, Major General J.F.C. Fuller, Chief of Staff of the Tank Corps from 1916 to mid 1918 and a key player in its successes,...

Space Command Conference 2021

28 January 2021, 9:00

Governments around the world are increasingly concerned about the weaponisation of space. In November 2020, the UK government announced funding for a new Space Command. This conference will examine...

NATO Transformation and Challenges

01 November 2004, 0:00

 General James JonesSupreme Allied Commander EuropeOther resources:THE RDS INTERVIEW: General James Jones, Supreme Allied Commander Europe  

The Evolution Of Transtlantic Defence Industry, 2005-2025

26 October 2004, 23:00

  RUSI-BABI Conference 2004 The conference will incorporate discussion on the following areas: • Future British Defence Industrial Strategy• The US Government View of the Required Future Structure of the American Defence Industrial Base• Industry...

Leadership, Culture and Performance

18 October 2004, 23:00

The Third RUSI/MTC AustralAsia Performance Management SymposiumWith the Defence Procurement Agency, UKKeynote Address: Sir Kevin Tebbitt (Permanent Undersecretary, UK Ministry of Defence)The last decade has witnessed the rapid global growth of...

RUSI Defence Industry Symposium 2004

12 October 2004, 23:00

The aim of this event is to bring together a strong gathering of people who have a real interest in the key defence industrial issues that are active today.  This event will be a short, sharp look at four specific areas of interest to the defence...

Democracy, Security and the Rule of Law in Latin America

30 September 2004, 23:00

Lunch at 1200Discussion Panel at 1230 Dr Richard Millett, Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University, USA Roberto EspindolaDeputy Director, Centre for European Studies, University of Bradford Dr Eduardo Vallarino ArjonaFormer Presidencial...

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...

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