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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policy makers, 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.

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Robotics and the Future of Warfare

05 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The visions of futurists do not always match the experiences of military personnel, but the battlefields of the future have the potential...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Defence Innovation and the UK: Responding to the Risks Identified by the US Third Offset Strategy

10 July 2017, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The US Third Offset Strategy identified that Russia, China and other emerging powers had closed significantly the defence technology gap...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Professor David Ormerod QC on the Protection of Official Data

12 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In February 2017 the Law Commission published a consultation paper entitled ‘The Protection of Official Data’, which suggests ways to...

RUSI Annual General Meeting

20 July 2017, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin

26 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Founded by Catherine the Great in 1783, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries. Crucial battles of the Crimean...

OPEN TO ALL: Technology and Future Combat Conference

02 August 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Human free warfare, and human-machine combat teaming, has been the subject of a good deal of discussion over the past ten years making the transition from science fiction to fielded capability.  To...

Assuring Access to Space Conference 2017

13 September 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Military forces are increasingly recognising the need to operate in five domains - air, land, sea, space and cyber. While the UK has applied a concerted effort to understand, defend and operate in...

Resilience Conference 2017

20 September 2017, 9:00

Ensuring the resilience of the UK is an increasingly complex imperative as threats diversify and interact with each other. Organised together with Loughborough University, this conference will...

Transcript of Major-General Fungo’s speech

23 March 2017, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

As a result of ongoing security measures in London, the public event on Kosovo was cancelled, but Major-General Fungo gave his speech to a closed group at the Institute and it is made available here for the public and those who could not attend....

European Crisis Management in the Asia-Pacific

22 March 2017, 9:45
RUSI Whitehall

China’s militarisation of its foreign policy objectives in the Asia-Pacific is destabilising a region already exhibiting the signs of strained relations. Beijing’s approach is undermining the principles of international law and normative behaviour....

Jane Marriott on Global Best Practice in International Counterterrorism

20 March 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit (JICTU) is responsible for the overall design of the UK’s international counter-terrorism strategies, working with cross-Whitehall and international stakeholders. The unit brings together expertise from...

Professor Liu Ming on Security Challenges of the Korean Peninsula

20 March 2017, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

The flurry of recent ballistic missile tests has brought North Korea and its nuclear proliferation programme back to the top of the global agenda. For South Korea the news strengthens its case for hosting the US-owned THAAD missile defence system,...

Israel and the Middle East: 50 Years Since the Six-Day War

17 March 2017, 9:00

As of June 2017 it will be 50 years since the Six-Day War, otherwise known as the Third Arab-Israeli War. The conflict between Israel and its neighbouring states, Egypt, Jordan and Syria, damaged relations between the countries irrevocably and set...

Disrupting Human Trafficking: A Role for Financial Institutions?

15 March 2017, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI held a panel discussion to consider the role financial institutions can play in assisting with the identification and disruption of human trafficking. At a time when governments around the world, led by the UK, are championing the role public/...

The Defence Implications of Brexit

14 March 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

The event will be streamed live on this webpage. Please refresh if you do not see player. BACKGROUND BRIEFINGS UK Foreign and Security Policy after Brexit More on Brexit  BECOME A MEMBER Join RUSI and stay informed of the latest defence and security...

Supporting a Stable and Durable Regional Security Environment in North Africa

09 March 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Bringing together a leading Moroccan think tank, the OCP Policy Center, and the Royal United Services Institute, this conference will address the impact of Brexit on the EU and the UK's relationship with the African continent. Moving on from a...

Whitehall Paper Launch - NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalising Collective Defence

06 March 2017, 14:30
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI’s latest Whitehall Paper, NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalising Collective Defence, explores the renewed importance of the North Atlantic to NATO’s security through the lenses of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway in particular....

‘Our Most Dear Enemies’: UK-French relations since 1945

02 March 2017, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall

Since the end of the Second World War France and the UK have enjoyed close relations and worked together many times, whether on the battlefield or in the world of espionage, across the globe, stretching back to the Suez Crisis and all the way to the...

The Untold Implications of Remote Warfare

28 February 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

This roundtable will focus on their conference on the military, commercial, legal and ethical implications of drones, remote weapons and other robots. This event will follow the Ditchley Foundation's conference in February 2017, which brought...

RUSI International Sea Powers Conference: A European Net Assessment of the PLA(N)

23 February 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Currently, the predominant European understanding of China is seen purely through an economic lens.  As such, the Asia-Pacific security dynamic, and that inherent relationship to European security, has become increasingly subservient to desires for...

The View from Paris: Reflections on a Changing Strategic Environment

22 February 2017, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Western world is facing unprecedented changes and challenges. Britain, a major economic and security power in Europe, is leaving the European Union; America’s newly elected President is a thoroughly anti-establishment figure who has questioned...

Terrorism and National Security

22 February 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

Counter-terrorism as a field continues to present fundamental challenges not only to the rule of law and human rights, but also to systems of political accountability. In his lecture, David Anderson reflected on the development of UK counter-...

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The UK Deterrent in an age of Trump and Putin

21 February 2017, 16:30

On 20 January 2017 Donald J Trump became the 45th President of the United States. Over the course of his first term, he will have the opportunity to carve out new policy approaches to major international nuclear issues, with implications for the UK...

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