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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.

Nia Griffith on Labour’s Defence Policy

25 June 2018, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In her lecture, Nia will discuss what defence policy would look like under the next Labour Government, in the context of the work being...

Roots of Restraint in War

25 June 2018, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The lack of respect of the Laws of Armed Conflict (LoAC), also known as International Humanitarian Law (IHL), by numerous parties in today’...

The Future of the Internet

28 June 2018, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The importance of the Internet continues to grow. The emergence of social media has placed the Internet at the centre of social life and...

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture: Fear of Abandonment - Australia’s Response to Changing Global Orders

29 June 2018, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In its recent Foreign Policy White Paper, the Australian Government describes how the ‘significant forces of change’ buffeting the...

Prisoner's Voices in the Liberation Collection

09 July 2018, 15:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Chadwyck-Healey Liberation Collection is a comprehensive collection of books and pamphlets in French on the Second World War, the...

Is Space the New Cyber?: Uk Dependencies and Vulnerabilities

02 October 2018, 9:00

As well as outlining the space threat landscape, it will also provide an opportunity to explore current understanding of dependencies, vulnerabilities and solutions.Conversations about space across...

Pakistan, its Neighbours and the West: The Struggle against Terrorism

19 July 2007, 11:00

 The future stability of Pakistan rests to a considerable degree on the stability of its neighbours; the military presence of the Western powers in Afghanistan also plays a crucial role. After 9/11, when the USA led the invasion of Afghanistan as a...

Military History Circle - TE Lawrence: Making Friends and Running an Insurgency in the Arab World

13 July 2007, 11:45

James Barr will draw on four years' archival research and Middle Eastern study that culminated in his book, ‘Setting the Desert on Fire: Britain's secret war in Arabia 1916-18’. Barr assesses what lessons Lawrence of Arabia can offer in defeating...

Israel and Syria: The Second Track

05 July 2007, 13:00

The relationship between Israel and Syria is of pivotal importance for the geo-politics of the Middle East today.  Analysts are concerned about the potential of armed confrontation between the two states.  Against this backdrop, diplomacy runs its...

RUSI Military History Circle-Guild of Battlefield Guides Joint Event

29 June 2007, 8:45

Talks this year will focus on the Crimean War, the Second Afghan War, the First World War (Ypres and Shaiba) and a presentation on touring European battlefields. This is the second collaboration between the two groups and the GBG will offer a...

Western Strategies Towards Pakistan

28 June 2007, 14:30

Asia Security Programme: Western Strategies Towards Pakistan15:30-16:30 28 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWithout Pakistan’s active and full cooperation, the U.S. and broader international community cannot reconstruct Afghanistan, defeat the Taliban,...

Whitehall Dialogue - How Effective is the House of Commons Defence Committee?

28 June 2007, 11:45

Presentation by the Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Committee.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The Defence Committee was set up by the House of Commons to examine the...

Launching EU Battlegroups

25 June 2007, 8:00

Since its emergence in 2004, the European Union’s plan to develop both national and multinational Battlegroups has become a major focus of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). Each Battlegroup comprises 1500 troops and two of these...

Military History Circle - New Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942

22 June 2007, 11:45

Professor Brian P. FarrellDeputy Head, Department of History, National University of SingaporeNew Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942In the Malayan Emergency and the Confrontation, the special forces units...

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence

20 June 2007, 12:00

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence1300-1415, 20 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWhile international attention centres on Baghdad with its spectacular bombings and more comprehensible dynamics, Basra is a case study of Iraq’s...

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

18 June 2007, 14:00

Dr. Charles Kupchan is senior fellow and director of Europe studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also professor of international affairs at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He will be giving a talk at RUSI...

United Nations Peacekeeping and the Failure to Protect

18 June 2007, 10:00

Mr Andrew Mitchell Conservative MP for Sutton ColdfieldShadow Secretary of State for International DevelopmentWhen the UN was founded, it was designed to respond to conflicts between sovereign states. However, most contemporary armed conflicts are...

3rd Annual Science and Technology for Homeland Security and Resilience Conference 2007

12 June 2007, 7:30

Please see additional information for 'The United Kingdom Security & Counter Terrorism Science & Innovation Strategy'. The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK continues to face a range of...

Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature 2007

11 June 2007, 16:15

The winners of the 2007 Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature are Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali, who have been chosen as recipients of the prize for their remarkable work Khrushchev’s Cold War:The Inside Story of an American...

Whitehall Dialogue - The Future of NATO

08 June 2007, 11:45

Presentation by Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope KCB OBE, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO.Admiral Stanhope will discuss the ongoing transformation of NATO and the role that Allied Command Transformation has played in this process...

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

07 June 2007, 13:00

Professor Richard Ned Lebow, Professor of Government at Dartmouth College will give a talk at RUSI entitled “Red Lights and Ruling the World: Changing Narratives of Self-Interest in the US and their implications for foreign policy”. Lebow's recent...