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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.

Sharpening the Dagger: Optimising Special Forces for Future Conflict

28 June 2021, 15:00

Militaries have found a persistent need to establish units that are detached from the conventional force structure to address discrete...

The Bomb Beyond Borders: How Do Democratic States and Their Citizens Think About Nuclear Use?

28 June 2021, 16:00

In recent decades, scholars and policymakers have advanced the view that the non-use of nuclear weapons since the Second World War can...

Prisons and Terrorism

30 June 2021, 16:00

Erupting in 1969, the Northern Ireland “troubles” continued with terrible intensity until 1998. The most enduring civil conflict in Western...

The Future of Energy Security and National Resilience

12 July 2021, 16:00

In this wide-ranging discussion, panellists will reflect on some of the key issues that will need to be addressed as part of the wider...

Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History

14 July 2021, 16:00

In forensic and compelling detail, Professor Jytte Klausen shows how Islamist terrorism in Europe and North America has been driven, not by...

Iraq as an Intelligence Sucess and Policy Failure

07 July 2005, 23:00

By Scott Ritter, former United Nations weapons inspector 1300 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215) Scott Ritter is no stranger to controversy. In September 2002 he told officials in Baghdad that military action against Iraq was unjustified. Since he...

The Future of the UK Strategic Deterrent

05 July 2005, 23:00

Rethinking the Role of Strategic Deterrence in British Defence Policy Wednesday 6th July 2005 Britain’s position as a nuclear power has been fundamental to its role in the world order. In the 2003 Defence White Paper, the United Kingdom Government...

Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance, Workshop III

30 June 2005, 0:00

RUSI is leading a research project entitled ‘Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance’. The project seeks to evaluate the role of collective transatlantic S&T programmes in the context of NATO and EU military and political...

Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-45

29 June 2005, 23:00

Thursday 30 June 2005 from 1245 – 1400 (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Sandwich Lunch from 1215) The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies would like to invite you to...

Reforming NATO Force Generation, Workshop II

29 June 2005, 23:00

Improved force generation has been a key concern of the incumbent NATO Secretary General during his first year-and-a-half in office. The need for more ‘usable’ forces was a central theme of the Istanbul Summit Communiqué. A comprehensive list of...

Terrorism Laws

29 June 2005, 23:00

RUSI would like to invite you to attend a debate that will be recorded for broadcast later this year on BBC Radio 4. Professor Conor Gearty of the LSE's Centre For Human Rights will argue that all special terrorism laws should be abolished...

Technology for Security & Resilience

26 June 2005, 7:30

Each component of a society plays an integral role in the provision of that nation’s security and resilience. These roles are complex and intertwined and can range from:• A government ensuring that the threats and risks that are faced are adequately...

Terrorism in the UK

21 June 2005, 23:00

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Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance, Workshop II

19 June 2005, 23:00

RUSI is leading a research project entitled ‘Science and Technology for a Transforming Alliance’. The project seeks to evaluate the role of collective transatlantic defence S&T programmes in the context of NATO and EU military and political...

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture 2005: Whither Defence? – A Personal View

19 June 2005, 23:00

Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Bagnall, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff 1300 – 1400 (Sandwich Lunch from 1215) This year’s Gallipoli Memorial Lecture will cover the changing face of the world and of defence, in particular during Sir Anthony’s 41...

Whitehall Dialogue: The Royal Navy’s Role in Humanitarian and Natural Disasters

16 June 2005, 23:00

by Captain Steve Chick, Royal Navy, CO of HMS CHATHAM From 1215 - 1430 In the wake of the Asian Tsunami on Boxing Day 2004 and the Summer Hurricanes in the Caribbean before, the Royal Navy has accrued some recent experience in dealing with...

Austria Fifty Years After the State Treaty

14 June 2005, 23:00

On 15 May 1955, the signing of the Austrian State Treaty heralded the departure, within three months, of the occupying Soviet military and re-established Austria as a democratic, independent state. Whilst celebrations organised by the Austrian...

Future Combat Vehicles 2005 - Goals, Challenges and Realities in Changing Force Structures

07 June 2005, 23:00

The Royal United Services Institute and Defence Event Management, supported by the Association of the United States Army, present:5th Annual Future Combat Vehicles Conference.Keynote speaker: General Sir Mike Jackson (Chief of the General Staff,...

Presentation of The Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature 2005

05 June 2005, 23:00

The winner of the Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature 2005 is Professor Nicholas Rodger for his book The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain 1649-1815, the second in his three volume history of British naval power...

Workshop on European Space Programmes: UK Attitudes

02 June 2005, 23:00

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), in partnership with the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS) and the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), is participating in a study of collaborative European...

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