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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.

Hope Springs Eternal? Prospects for a Durable Settlement in Cyprus

04 October 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

"I want to tell Greek and Turkish Cypriots that we should unite and look at the prospects of independence, of true independence and...

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...

People, Places and Military Spouses

17 October 2017, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The 2011 Armed Forces Covenant makes explicit that the British government has a responsibility towards military spouses. However, there has...

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,...

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...

Financial Crime 2.0

27 November 2017, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Technological innovation transforms financial flows on a permanent basis: existing financial institutions adapt their processes, new actors emerge, individuals gain the ability to conduct...

Roundtable: UK National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021

10 November 2016, 11:00

Roundtable ReportThe event was co-chaired by Paddy McGuiness the Deputy National Security Adviser (Intelligence, Security and Resilience) and Ewan Lawson, Senior Research Fellow at RUSI. The event was attended by senior individuals from the British...

Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century

01 November 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

The West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. Wealth and power is flowing from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun. Easternisation is the defining trend of our age - the growing wealth of Asian nations is...

Third UK-Japan Security Dialogue

01 November 2016, 9:00
RUSI Japan

The Armed Forces Covenant – The Corporate Covenant in Action

27 October 2016, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall

Over the past twelve months Nationwide Building Society has sponsored RUSI to engage with the government on policy and planning for the Armed Forces Covenant, commercial organisations who have signed a Covenant pledge and military beneficiaries and...

Chinese and Pakistani border guards at Khunjerab Pass on the border of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan province. Beijing is investing in security in Pakistan on a number of different levels. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.

Pakistan’s strategic defence relationship with China: A new regional power play

25 October 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

As China’s presence in Pakistan grows through the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), their strengthened military ties are coming into the spotlight. This is a security relationship that flows at multiple levels, from hard security of nationals...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2016

24 October 2016, 13:00

Against a backdrop of Lord Trenchard’s contribution to UK defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force, will discuss the innovation required to deliver significant growth in the RAF’s front-line capability...

Security Risks and Challenges: A View from Bulgaria

24 October 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Bordering Greece and Turkey, Bulgaria has had a close-up view of the impact of the migration crisis, and the toll it has taken on Western unity, whether that is within NATO or the EU. It has also viewed with caution the turmoil arising from the...

Daesh After the Caliphate

19 October 2016, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

Much media coverage in recent weeks has been given over to Daesh’ territorial losses across both Syria and Iraq. Since the beginning of 2016, the group has allegedly lost around 16 percent of its ground. Reports also suggest that the US-led...

The Second International Cyber Symposium: Cyberspace And The Transformation Of 21st Century Warfare

19 October 2016, 9:30

The second International Cyber Symposium will be co-hosted at Church House by the Royal United Services Institute and the Ministry of Defence.Following the success of last year’s Symposium hosted by France at the École Militaire in Paris and...

Defining FinTech: actors, challenges, opportunities and financial crime

19 October 2016, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall

Technology based innovations are starting to radically change the financial industry but still little is known on its implications to the fight against financial crime and the ways in which anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/...

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Changing Governments and Nuclear Policy: the UK

13 October 2016, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall

Please note that some Members are experiencing difficulties registering for this event. If you are unable to register but are interested in attending please contact Jeremy Wimble, JeremyW@rusi.orgOver the summer, a number of landmark political...

Bolstering Counter-Proliferation Efforts within the Global Supply System: A Conversation with Stephen E. Flynn

11 October 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

In the aftermath of 11 September 2001, the US Government undertook a number of unilateral, bilateral, and multilateral efforts to reduce the threat of non-state actors acquiring, transporting and using weapons of mass destruction.  These actions...

Security Challenges Facing the Next US President: A Conversation with General (Ret) David H Petraeus

05 October 2016, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI hosted a conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus, Senior Vice President of RUSI, Partner and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, former Director of the CIA, and past commander of US Central Command and of coalition forces during the...

Priorities for UK National Security

04 October 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

In his lecture, Sir Mark will discuss the national security priorities facing the UK and progress to date in implementing the UK National Security Strategy.Speaker BiographySir Mark Lyall Grant KCMG took up the role of National Security Adviser to...

John Garnett Lecture 2016: Deploying Strategy for Conflict Resolution and Peace Making

29 September 2016, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall

The annual John Garnett Lecture honours the legacy of Professor John Garnett as the first academic in the field of Strategic Studies worldwide. Professor Garnett pioneered Strategic Studies as an academic field at the University of Aberystwyth, the...

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