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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.

Fighting Fraud and Corruption in a Shrinking World

03 April 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In this lecture, Lisa will explore the challenges posed by globalisation, the increasing sophistication of communications technology and...

Cyprus and Emerging threats in the Eastern Mediterranean

03 April 2019, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The event will focus on regional security challenges and emerging threats in the Eastern Mediterranean. This event will pay special...

Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War

08 May 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

When Winston Churchill took over as Secretary of State for War in January 1919, his top priority was the overthrow of the Bolshevik...

Reflections on D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

30 May 2019, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Normandy Landings that took place on 6 June 1944 involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking...

Alfred Nobel and the Causes of Peace

18 June 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel, the arms manufacturer and deterrence enthusiast, signed his third and last will at the Swedish-Norwegian...

The Security and the North Sea Conference

16 April 2019, 10:00

The North Sea is one of Europe’s vital arteries for trade as well as being the location of some key natural resources including food and energy for the countries that border it. In the era of...

First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2019

15 May 2019, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Royal Navy appears confident in its utility and its strategic messaging.  2017 was the Year of the Navy, in 2018 the Royal Navy Expanded its Maritime Horizons and this year’s intent is Delivering...

International Day of the Peacekeepers 17th Annual Conference: The Thin Blue Line

23 May 2019, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Now in its 17th year, the conference will focus on challenges and opportunities that face contemporary UN peacekeeping as the Secretary General’s Action For Peacekeeping agenda is endorsed by a...

Modern Deterrence Conference 2019

29 May 2019, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

To deter modern warfare techniques and other emerging threats, Western countries need comprehensive defence strategies and plans. Given that hybrid warfare (also known as threshold or grey zone...

UK Resilience: Preparing Scotland

01 March 2007, 8:15

Scotland is confronted by an increasing array of threats and challenges ranging from UK wide emergencies to specific and localised disasters. An appropriate and effective response requires coordinated, integrated and coherent management across all...

Transatlantic Forum - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the Run-Up 2008

27 February 2007, 16:00

Ivo H. DaalderSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution22 March 2007, 15:30 – 17:00Professor Christopher CokerProfessor of International Relations, The London School of Economics3 April 2007. 15:30 – 17:00Dr Kori Schake Research Fellow, The Hoover...

The 8th Missile Defence Conference

27 February 2007, 9:00

From a European perspective International missile defence stands at a crossroads, although in other parts of the world, notably in Japan and Israel, the major decision points are in the past.  For Europe the future is uncertain although NATO...

Politics and Terrorism

14 February 2007, 9:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> In 2007 the RUSI Homeland Security & Resilience Department conference, Politics and Terrorism, examined how counter-terrorism strategy has adapted to meet a...

Military History Circle - The Great War: Myth and Memory

09 February 2007, 12:15

Military History Circle Lunch: 1215 (£6 optional) Lecture:1245Dr Dan TodmanLecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of LondonDr Dan Todman is lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of London. He took his PhD at...

Whitehall Dialogue / HSR Meeting: Combating Serious Organised Crime

06 February 2007, 12:45

Presentation by Bill Hughes, Director General, Serious Organised Crime Agency, UK.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Serious organised crime poses large and complex problems. Much of it starts or is...

European Security Dialogue - Dutch Forces: Transforming the Afghan Paradigm

05 February 2007, 14:15

In the inaugural session of the RUSI European Security Dialogue, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands General D. L. Berlijn will introduce the subject of ‘Dutch Forces: Transforming the Afghan Paradigm’, followed by an opportunity for Q & A. The...

Whitehall Dialogue - Stabilisation and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

31 January 2007, 12:45

 Presentation by Richard Teuten, Head, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Unit, UK. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Richard Teuten will talk about the changes implemented following 2003 to improve the...

Member's Event: FRONTLINE PAKISTAN: The Struggle with Militant Islam

26 January 2007, 10:00

FRONTLINE PAKISTAN: The Struggle with Militant Islam Zahid Hussain, Pakistan Correspondent for The Times (London), The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek The Institute is pleased to announce that Zahid Hussain will lecture at the Institute to mark the...

Climate Change - The Global Security Impact

24 January 2007, 9:15

The world is currently in the process of undisputed climatic change.  Global temperatures are rising at a rate unforeseen in previous decades. The severity of weather conditions are escalating. Sea levels are rising and there is the potential for...

Tranatlantic Dialogue - Canadian Military Engagement in Afghanistan CANCELLED

23 January 2007, 15:30

A native of Winnipeg, LGen Natynczyk joined the Canadian Forces in August 1975. He attended Royal Roads Military College and Collège Militaire Royal in St Jean, graduating in 1979. His formative years were spent on NATO duty in Germany with The...

Military History Circle- Among the Dead Cities: CANCELLED

19 January 2007, 12:15

Military History Circle -CANCELLEDLunch:1215 (£6 optional) Lecture: 1245.Professor A.C. GraylingSchool of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of LondonProfessor Anthony Grayling MA DPhil (Oxon) FRSA is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College,...

RUSI: Conservative National and International Security Policy Group

18 December 2006, 12:30

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />On Monday 18th December Dame Pauline Neville-Jones and David Cameron MP will be giving a presentation on the Conservative National and International Security Policy...

Military History Circle & Whitehall Dialogue Joint Event

15 December 2006, 12:45

War and American Power - The United States and the Use of Force in the Twentieth CenturyRUSI Whitehall, 15 December 2006Lunch starts 12.15 (£6 Optional) Lecture starts 12.45Professor Edwina CampbellProfessor of National Security Studies, Air...