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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.

E.g., Apr 16 2021

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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 Europe since the Second World War cost almost 4,000 lives,...

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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 local grievances of Western Muslims, but by the strategic...


How Integrated are Foreign Affairs and Development in the UK Integrated Review?

26 April 2021, 16:00

In this wide-ranging conversation, Douglas Alexander and Rory Stewart deploy the experience they gained in their previously-held government...

Black Gold: Exposing North Korea's Oil Procurement Networks

28 April 2021, 13:00

North Korea is reported to have continually broken a UN-mandated cap on its petroleum imports for at least the past six years. The latest...

Hard Choices: What Britain Does Next

11 May 2021, 16:00

After decades of peace and prosperity, the international order put in place after the Second World War is rapidly coming to an end. Foreign...

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...

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...

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...

RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2021: Integrating for Operations Today and Warfighting Tomorrow

02 June 2021, 9:00

The British Government published its Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review in March 2021, setting out its ambition for the UK’s role in the world over the next decade. Given the...

For Whose Benefit? Reviewing the Effectiveness of Current Approaches to Beneficial Ownership Disclosure.

22 March 2021, 14:00

RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies is delighted to welcome you to a debate on the effectiveness of current beneficial ownership registration approaches. Beneficial ownership disclosure – collecting and sharing information on...

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 created a whole new concept of information-gathering, galvanising citizen journalists across the globe to...

Europe Confronting a Darkening Geopolitical Landscape

17 March 2021, 10:00

In this webinar, the RUSI International Security Studies team will consider the implications of the security developments taking place in three key regions – the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa, and Russia and Eurasia – on Europe,...

Verification in Arms Control and Disarmament

16 March 2021, 14:00

Verification activities have been central to demonstrating commitment to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), with some State Parties currently working on abilities to verify the adherence and maintenance of nuclear disarmament in the future...

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 ten people, including Anna Chapman, were eventually swapped for four people held in Russia. At the time, the...

A New Engagement: Iran and the Global Community

09 March 2021, 14:00

This webinar, hosted by the Doha Forum in partnership with RUSI, draws together expert guests from the United States, Iran, and Europe to discuss the prospects of a new Iranian engagement. What shape will the engagement take, and in what ways will...

Boko Haram’s Past, Present and Future

08 March 2021, 14:00

The Royal United Services Institute and the Centre for African Conflict and Development are joining hands in a webinar panel of experts to discuss Boko Haram’s protracted insurgency, as well as the limitations, challenges, and future trajectories...

Signs of Change in Turkish Foreign Policy?

05 March 2021, 11:30

Following years of deteriorating relations with the European Union, the United States and Israel, Ankara appears to be interested in improving ties.  Turkey’s recent diplomatic outreach follows signs of a return to a more responsible fiscal policy...

Terrorism and the Media: Reporting in the UK - Paper Launch

04 March 2021, 14:00

RUSI’s year-long, two-phase ‘Terrorism and the Media’ project was an independent research effort funded by the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations Neil Basu, the UK’s Head of Counter-Terrorism Policing. The purpose of this...

The Impact of Fraud on UK National Security

03 March 2021, 15:00

This webinar will discuss a timely new research paper from RUSI considering the impact of fraud on UK national security. Driven in part by growing public disquiet over the current response to fraud, last year saw growing political attention to this...

Winning Without Victories? Navigating Indecisiveness in Endless Wars

03 March 2021, 13:00

The challenge of how to achieve a decisive victory has never been more complicated for today’s armed forces. With a shortage of resources, sub-threshold conflicts, constantly changing defence policies and multiple threats all parts of current trends...

Can We Stem the Tide of Financial Crime Online?

01 March 2021, 16:00

The ever-expanding range of options for moving value online creates convenience but also leads to financial crime vulnerabilities. This applies in particular to FinTechs and cryptocurrency businesses. They have the benefit of relying on technology...

The UK's Response to Cyber Fraud: A Strategic Approach

01 March 2021, 13:00

The webinar aims to showcase a new RUSI research paper on fresh approaches to tackling the scourge of cyber fraud. The report calls for a new UK cyber fraud strategy, generated and applied by key stakeholders both within and outside Government. A...

Reforming Companies House

26 February 2021, 14:00

Please note: This event has been postponed and a new date will soon be avaialble. The UK has played a leading role in increasing company ownership transparency by making its company registry publicly accessible since 2016. Despite this welcome move...

UK Defence and Security Policy: The Labour Party’s Vision

26 February 2021, 11:00

With the Government’s long-awaited Integrated Review expected to be published shortly and a new funding settlement for the MoD announced last November, Britain’s defence and security policy is embarking on a new phase of development and adaptation....