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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.

Challenges to a free and open maritime security strategy in the Indo-Pacific

25 November 2019, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Admiral (rtd) Tomohisa Takei, formerly of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, will deliver a lecture on contemporary maritime security...

Tipping Point: Britain, Brexit and Security in the 2020s

26 November 2019, 18:15
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Britain is facing unprecedented security challenges in the 2020s. The decade to come will not be as favourable as the two past decades. For...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture and RUSI Christmas Party 2019

05 December 2019, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues. This is followed by the...

Professor Azar Gat on Has War been Declining: Why and Where?

27 January 2020, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

While the world has become more peaceful than ever before, there is still much to worry about in terms of security and no place for...

Douglas Haig Fellowship Lecture: Haig and the Aftermath, 1919

31 January 2020, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

On 11 November 1918, Douglas Haig must have welcomed his imminent release from the immense burdens he had stoically borne for three years....

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...

Emergency Planning, Security & Business Continuity

30 June 2004, 23:00

One of the most important factors that has arisen since 9/11 and more recent attacks, such as Madrid, is the fact that due to living in an interdependent, highly connected and technology dependent, but socially and politically open society, we are...

Transformation in Ground Combat Vehicles

25 June 2004, 23:00

 Key speakers for 2004 include: - General Sir Mike Jackson KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen (Chief of the General Staff, British Army) - General Peter J. Schoomaker United States Army (Chief of Staff, United States Army) - General Bernard Thorette (Chief of the...

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture: The Security of the Pacific Rim Area

24 June 2004, 23:00

Lecture delivered by His Excellency Mr Russell MarshallHigh Commissioner for New Zealand

LECTURE: NATO's Istanbul Summit - New Missions, New Means

17 June 2004, 23:00

NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, gave the following speech on 'New Missions, New Means' at the Royal United Services Institute. The Secretary General spoke about generating the forces needed to conduct the Alliance’s current and future...

Discussion Panel: Slim and the Burma Campaign

13 June 2004, 23:00

Panellists:Robert LymanHistorian and Author of 'Slim, Master of War'Colonel Michael HickeyFellow of the Royal United Services InstituteMajor General Julian Thompson CB OBEVisiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2003

24 May 2004, 23:00

Lecture delivered by General T Michael MoseleyVice Chief of Staff, Headquarters US Air ForceTo register, email: Sabrina Downey

Maritime Power in the 21st Century

18 May 2004, 23:00

This was the first RUSI conference for some years specifically on maritime power, and sat alongside our annual events on air and land power. The first day considered maritime power in a global strategic context and explored its characteristics,...

Lecture: President of the Republic of Finland

10 May 2004, 23:00

Delivered by:Her Excellency Mrs Tarja HalonenPresident of the Republic of FinlandOn the Theme of European SecurityIf you would like to attend, please contact Jane Davenport.

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