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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.

Nuclear Diplomacy in South Asia

03 May 2018, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Dr. Yusuf will discuss high-stakes diplomacy between the two nuclear armed neighbours, India and Pakistan, and examine crisis management...

Sir Simon McDonald on Delivering UK Foreign Policy

11 May 2018, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Sir Simon will discuss post-Brexit UK foreign policy, including promoting the influence of global Britain, strengthening...

Whitehall Paper Launch - The Spectre of a Westphalian Europe?

11 May 2018, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Spectre of a Westphalian Europe? discusses the cohesion of Europe’s geopolitical architecture, and offers a new way of understanding...

The Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History Award Ceremony

15 May 2018, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History, named in honour...

The Iraq Election Results: What next for Iraq’s political stability?

16 May 2018, 15:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

On the 12th of May, Iraq will experience its fourth democratic Parliamentary election, the nation’s first since its near destruction at the...

RUSI–The First Sea Lord's Sea Power Conference 2018

24 May 2018, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The conference will address the potential for human-machine combat teaming, implications for force design, disinvestment strategies and people from the year 2035.  The emergence of autonomous and...

Missile Defence Conference 2018

30 May 2018, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The 18th annual Conference in this series is very timely. It will address the North Korean nuclear threat and how it will have evolved and East Asian missile defence issues more widely.  It will...

RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2018

19 June 2018, 9:00

This year's conference will be held on 19-20 June at Church House in Westminster.Further details of the RUSI Land Warfare Conferences are available at sponsorship...

Whitehall Dialogue – What Kind of Public Diplomacy Do We Need in Today's World?

03 April 2007, 11:45

 Presentation by Anne Pringle, Director of Strategy and Information, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, through various funding channels, spends around £600m on public diplomacy every year. Anne Pringle will...

POSTPONED - Force Protection in Current and Evolving Operational Environments

29 March 2007, 8:00

FROM REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD COBBOLDIt is with much regret that I have to inform you that the Force Protection conference planned for this Thursday, 29 March, has been postponed.  I understand that this is very short notice, especially after the...

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

22 March 2007, 15:30

Presentation by Ivo H Daalder, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institute on “Restoring Trust — The Challenge for American Global Leadership After Bush” SummaryDr Daalder addressed the audience on the topic of “Restoring Trust—The Challenge for...

Britain's Trident Decision: Security Implications

16 March 2007, 10:00

Royal United Services Institute and Oxford Research Group Joint Conference "How might a UK decision to replace Trident affect key current proliferation concerns?  Regional and global perspectives"RUSI and Oxford Research Group (ORG) will host a...

25th Anniversary of the Falklands War

09 March 2007, 9:00

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the Falklands War the Institute is holding an event that will have an emphasis on the grand strategic level and the build up and legacy of the conflict.  The themes that will be covered include intelligence, diplomacy...

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

08 March 2007, 14:00

Currently based in Brussels, Robert Kagan is Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.  His most recent book, Of Paradise and Power (Knopf, 2003), was on the New York Times bestseller list for ten weeks and the Washington...

UK Resilience: Preparing Scotland

01 March 2007, 8:15

Scotland is confronted by an increasing array of threats and challenges ranging from UK wide emergencies to specific and localised disasters. An appropriate and effective response requires coordinated, integrated and coherent management across all...

Transatlantic Forum - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the Run-Up 2008

27 February 2007, 16:00

Ivo H. DaalderSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution22 March 2007, 15:30 – 17:00Professor Christopher CokerProfessor of International Relations, The London School of Economics3 April 2007. 15:30 – 17:00Dr Kori Schake Research Fellow, The Hoover...

The 8th Missile Defence Conference

27 February 2007, 9:00

From a European perspective International missile defence stands at a crossroads, although in other parts of the world, notably in Japan and Israel, the major decision points are in the past.  For Europe the future is uncertain although NATO...

Politics and Terrorism

14 February 2007, 9:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> In 2007 the RUSI Homeland Security & Resilience Department conference, Politics and Terrorism, examined how counter-terrorism strategy has adapted to meet a...

Military History Circle - The Great War: Myth and Memory

09 February 2007, 12:15

Military History Circle Lunch: 1215 (£6 optional) Lecture:1245Dr Dan TodmanLecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of LondonDr Dan Todman is lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of London. He took his PhD at...

Whitehall Dialogue / HSR Meeting: Combating Serious Organised Crime

06 February 2007, 12:45

Presentation by Bill Hughes, Director General, Serious Organised Crime Agency, UK.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Serious organised crime poses large and complex problems. Much of it starts or is...

European Security Dialogue - Dutch Forces: Transforming the Afghan Paradigm

05 February 2007, 14:15

In the inaugural session of the RUSI European Security Dialogue, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands General D. L. Berlijn will introduce the subject of ‘Dutch Forces: Transforming the Afghan Paradigm’, followed by an opportunity for Q & A. The...

Whitehall Dialogue - Stabilisation and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

31 January 2007, 12:45

 Presentation by Richard Teuten, Head, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Unit, UK. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Richard Teuten will talk about the changes implemented following 2003 to improve the...