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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.

Making Africa Work - A Handbook for Economic Success

13 September 2017, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Released in May 2017, Making Africa Work – A handbook for economic success has been authored by the former President of Nigeria Olusegun...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2017

04 October 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The next eight years represent a continuing period of fundamental yet exciting change for the Royal Air Force as they adapt the way they...

Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940

20 October 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The British campaign in Norway in 1940 was an ignominious and abject failure. It is perhaps best known as the fiasco which directly led to...

British Foreign Policy After Brexit: An Independent Voice

10 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The authors will discuss how Britain’s global role and influence can be enhanced rather than diminished post-Brexit, with a diplomatic,...

Keir Starmer on the Implications of Brexit

17 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Keir will consider the wide ranging policy implications for the United Kingdom of leaving the European Union.BiographyThe...

Assuring Access to Space Conference 2017

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

'We are playing catch up on Space and if we take much more time in doing so, we will be left behind'General Sir Gordon Messenger, Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence (June 2017)Register...

Resilience Conference 2017

20 September 2017, 9:00

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

Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities Conference: Force Enabler, Force Multiplier or Something More?

03 October 2017, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The last thirty years have seen the UK and other western nations lose their strong position in electronic warfare (EW) at the same time as operations in and through cyberspace have become an...

Defence Acquisition Symposium

06 September 2005, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Partnering in the Provision of Defence Capability and Services Partnering between government and industry is an important and significant subject in the context...

Gulf Security Roundtable

05 September 2005, 23:00

Gulf Security Roundtable<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Tuesday 6th September 10.00-11.00     The Royal United Services Institute will host a special roundtable discussion with H.E. Sayyid Badr Bin...

Briefing: The London Bombings

25 July 2005, 23:00

While both shocking and devastating, the London bombings of 7 July 2005 have long been predicted. Ministers and security chiefs have said on the record that an attack on the UK was inevitable.   They came at a time when the eyes of the world were...

The Coming Flu Pandemic: Global Challenge, National Response

19 July 2005, 23:00

Conference PresentationsAll presentations are the property of the author and subject to copyright. Presentations may not be reproduced or distributed and are for personal reference only.The World Health Organization has warned that an influenza...

Transformation of Military Operations On the Cusp, Part II

13 July 2005, 23:00

RUSI is engaged in a project in partnership with US Joint Forces Command entitled ‘Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp’. The project is concerned with operations at the transition points between crisis and major combat operations, and...

World War Two in Perspective

12 July 2005, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  By Professor Sir Michael Howard OM CH CBE MC FBA.   From 1300 -1415 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215)     A fee of £6 is payable for the sandwich lunch.   This event is...

Unmanned Vehicle Systems 2005

11 July 2005, 23:00

A Military Sciences One-Day ConferenceTuesday 12 July 20050900 – 1800Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) are now an integral part of military operations, not only in the form of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) but increasingly as ground and maritime...

Imperial Overstretch, from Dr Arnold to Mr Blair

10 July 2005, 23:00

Dr Correlli Barnett CBE <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />  From 1245 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215)   The British Empire / Commonwealth constituted not a strategic asset to Britain, but a burden....

Iraq as an Intelligence Sucess and Policy Failure

07 July 2005, 23:00

By Scott Ritter, former United Nations weapons inspector 1300 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215) Scott Ritter is no stranger to controversy. In September 2002 he told officials in Baghdad that military action against Iraq was unjustified. Since he...

The Future of the UK Strategic Deterrent

05 July 2005, 23:00

Rethinking the Role of Strategic Deterrence in British Defence Policy Wednesday 6th July 2005 Britain’s position as a nuclear power has been fundamental to its role in the world order. In the 2003 Defence White Paper, the United Kingdom Government...

Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance, Workshop III

30 June 2005, 0:00

RUSI is leading a research project entitled ‘Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance’. The project seeks to evaluate the role of collective transatlantic S&T programmes in the context of NATO and EU military and political...

Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-45

29 June 2005, 23:00

Thursday 30 June 2005 from 1245 – 1400 (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Sandwich Lunch from 1215) The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies would like to invite you to...

Reforming NATO Force Generation, Workshop II

29 June 2005, 23:00

Improved force generation has been a key concern of the incumbent NATO Secretary General during his first year-and-a-half in office. The need for more ‘usable’ forces was a central theme of the Istanbul Summit Communiqué. A comprehensive list of...

Terrorism Laws

29 June 2005, 23:00

RUSI would like to invite you to attend a debate that will be recorded for broadcast later this year on BBC Radio 4. Professor Conor Gearty of the LSE's Centre For Human Rights will argue that all special terrorism laws should be abolished...

Technology for Security & Resilience

26 June 2005, 7:30

Each component of a society plays an integral role in the provision of that nation’s security and resilience. These roles are complex and intertwined and can range from:• A government ensuring that the threats and risks that are faced are adequately...

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