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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.

Russians Among Us: Sleeper Cells, Ghost Stories and the Hunt for Putin’s Agents

10 March 2021, 16:00

In 2010, a group of Russian deep cover ‘sleeper agents’ were arrested in the US. It was the culmination of a decade-long investigation, and...

We Are Bellingcat: An Intelligence Agency for the People

17 March 2021, 16:00

Bellingcat has redefined the way we think about news, politics, and the digital future. Its founder tells the story of how he and his team...

Future War and the Defence of Europe

01 April 2021, 14:00

Europeans should be under no illusion: unless they do far more for their own defence, and do this very differently, all that they now take...

Combat Air Power 2021: Competing Visions for the Future

24 March 2021, 9:30

Each of the three efforts is aiming to eventually field a family of systems which will work together to deliver future air power effects. However, exactly what form this family of systems will take...

Precision Strike in 21st Century Multidomain Operations

13 May 2021, 12:00

The ‘democratisation’ of access to long-range precision strike assets once thought to be components of an exclusively Western revolution in military affairs will have important ramifications for the...

Military History Circle: Desmond Morton - The Myth Behind the Man

17 November 2006, 12:45

Lunch    12:15 (optional, £6)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Lecture  12:45 Desmond Morton, SIS officer, Director of the Industrial Intelligence Centre and Churchill's wartime Intelligence adviser,...

Securing the UK's Critical National Infrastructure

15 November 2006, 8:15

The Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) within the UK comprises of essential services and systems that provide the underpinning to society. The protection of these assets, services and systems, which may be physical and/or cyber based, is crucial...

Transnational Terrorism: Defeating the Threat

09 November 2006, 10:15

This event included keynote addresses by the Rt. Hon. Margaret Beckett MP, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and H E Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar.In the five years since 9/11 the world has seen the...

RUSI-British Association of Private Security Companies First Annual Conference

30 October 2006, 9:00

The inaugral RUSI/BAPSC conference was held on 30 -31 October 2006 in Partnership with British Association of Private Security Companies.The The conference aim was to introduce many of the themes and issues that the private security industry will...

Whitehall Dialogue / European Forum: The Nordic Battlegroup 2008

27 October 2006, 11:45

Presentation by Brigadier General Karl Engelbrektson, Battlegroup Co-ordinator, Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. This meeting will incorporate discussion on:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The...

Simulation and Training for Emergency & Disaster Response

25 October 2006, 7:30

The threat of international terrorism to our society requires complete and unified emergency and disaster responses; involving both public services and private companies. To improve our preparedness, training exercises are fundamental to developing...

Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature

17 October 2006, 11:15

The winner of the 2006 Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature is Professor Roger Knight for his book The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson, published by Penguin Books Ltd. Roger Knight's purpose in this...

The Suez Crisis 50 Years On

13 October 2006, 8:00

The Programme The policy reverberations of the events of 1956 had a lasting effect on British defence and foreign policy, Arab Nationalism and the geopolitics of the Middle East. The rifts and ruptures of the Suez Crisis are comparable to the US led...

Defence Project Management Conference 2006 - Project Leadership in a Complex World

10 October 2006, 8:00

If the implementation of the 2005 Defence Industrial Strategy is to be successful the UK Government and Ministry of Defence requires efficient Project organisations that demonstrate effective leadership and team working to deliver projects on time,...

UK Resilience - Joining up the Sectors

05 October 2006, 8:00

The Civil Contingencies Act (CCA), passed in 2004, transformed the UK emergency planning landscape, establishing both clarity and direction. Key players are now operating from common definitions and there is increased awareness of individual roles...

RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Networks and Coalitions: Canada and Australian naval operations in the Persian Gulf.

04 October 2006, 14:30

A Transatlantic Forum with Dr. Paul T. Mitchell, Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore Network Centric Warfare (NCW) presents significant challenges to coalition operations; challenges that extend beyond the familiar ones of...

The Role of Reserve Forces in an Age of Military Transformation

02 October 2006, 8:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Role of Reserved Forces: Programme & Flyer  Militaries around the world are in the process of restructuring their armed forces for future warfare.  The long peace...

Whitehall Dialogue: Counter-Terrorism: Its Impact on the Craft of Intelligence

29 September 2006, 11:45

Presentation by Sir Richard Dearlove, Master, Pembroke College, Cambridge and former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service. Sir Richard will talk about the changing nature of Intelligence and Security work in the aftermath of 9/11.  In mature...

The RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Public Opinion, Interest Groups, and Foreign Policy: The 2006 American Congressional Elections

22 September 2006, 14:30

Professor McCormick will examine the relationship between the US electorate, interests group and US foreign policy. He will first look at the role of domestic factors in shaping US foreign policy and the role of foreign policy issues (as opposed to...

150th Anniversary of the end of Crimean War (1853-1856)

22 September 2006, 11:15

1215-1300: Lunch (optional) 1300-1445: LecturesRUSI is hosting a free Members’ Event to mark the 150th Anniversary of the end of Crimean War (1853-1856).  The Crimean War is credited as being the first modern war, employing trenches, blind artillery...

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