You are here

Events

RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policy makers, 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.

S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
E.g., Sep 27 2016

A Conversation with Sir Malcolm Rifkind on his Memoirs, ‘Power and Pragmatism’

28 September 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

As a minister for eighteen years, Sir Malcolm has seen longer uninterrupted service than anyone since Lord Palmerston in the early nineteenth century. In both the Foreign Office and the Ministry of...

The Future of UK-Turkey Relations: A joint RUSI-TUSIAD panel discussion

29 September 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

Turkey has a major role to play in tackling a range of crises facing Europe, as well as providing a major trade link into the burgeoning Middle East and North Africa market. The UK-Turkey...

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...

Global Security Issues

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...

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

05 October 2016, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI is pleased to host an off the record 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...

Global Security Issues

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...

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...

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...

Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

11 November 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

A common theme connects war machines, computer networks, social media, ubiquitous surveillance and virtual reality. In his lecture, Dr Rid will pull together the disparate threads from the 20th...

Pages

A Conversation with Sir Malcolm Rifkind on his Memoirs, ‘Power and Pragmatism’

28 September 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

As a minister for eighteen years, Sir Malcolm has seen longer uninterrupted service than anyone since Lord Palmerston in the early...

Priorities for UK National Security

04 October 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Sir Mark will discuss the national security priorities facing the UK and progress to date in implementing the UK National...

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

05 October 2016, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

RUSI is pleased to host an off the record conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus,Senior Vice President of RUSI, Partner and...

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...

Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century

01 November 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

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...

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...

Belfast to Benghazi: Untold Challenges of War

22 September 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action, having served as a platoon commander during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, before leading a squadron during the Gulf War in 1990. Deploying to Bosnia with the United...

Conflict and the Information Environment: Future Strategic Communications

22 September 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

Building on the success of the inaugural Military Influence Conference in 2015, RUSIs Future Strategic Communications Conference will examine how Strategic Communications can contribute to the increasing centrality of the information environment in...

Warfare in the Information Age

21 September 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

Whilst commanding the UK’s Joint Forces Command, General Sir Richard Barrons spoke regularly and passionately about his concern that the UK and NATO was failing to adequately prepare for the nature of warfare in the Information Age. In particular he...

Beyond the Nuclear Deal: What does the future hold for Iran

15 September 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

The signing of the JCPOA in July 2015 marked a significant turning point in the West’s relationship with Iran. Since the deal was announced, a number of trade and political delegations from all over the world have visited Tehran to boost bilateral...

A Conversation with Dr Ibrahim al Jaafari, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq

14 September 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Members can watch the speech here (you will need your username and password) To become a member, click here.  The event was chaired by Crispin Blunt MP, Chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee. Dr al Jaafari discussed Iraq...

The Great Game Replayed

12 September 2016, 19:00
RUSI Whitehall

The North West frontier has for centuries played a pivotal role in forging the historical and geo-political landscape of Asia.The lecture, by acclaimed former Indian diplomat and commentator K.C. Singh, will examine the region’s turbulent history...

NATO-Russia Nuclear Relations: A Post-Warsaw Review

06 September 2016, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall

The Warsaw Summit offered NATO members the opportunity to check in with the policies of the Alliance in an era of increased Russian assertiveness and half-veiled nuclear threats. The Summit considered a range of measures that could be adopted to...

U-35 Film Screening: Dugma – The Button

03 August 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

An intimate portrait of a group of very different suicide bombers working for Al Qaeda in Syria. From the Saudi who loves singing and fried chicken, to a 26-year-old white British convert who worries a lot about his new wife, this remarkable film...

Report Launch – Understanding Iran’s Role in the Syrian Conflict

29 July 2016, 15:30
RUSI Whitehall

Iran’s role in Syria is critical not only to the course of the latter’s five-year civil war, but also to longer-term developments in the wider region. The alliance between the Syrian regime and the Iranian leadership is, on the face of it, puzzling...

What next for NATO? The Warsaw Summit and Beyond

22 July 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

The NATO Summit in Warsaw earlier this month was an important step towards renewing NATO’s core purpose: Europe’s collective security and territorial defence. Following significant NATO military exercises in the region, the summit underlined the...

RUSI Annual General Meeting

21 July 2016, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

Nominations for electionThe three following individuals will be nominated for election as Trustees of the Institute on 21 July 2016:Sir John Scarlett (CV attached)Mr John Dowdy (CV attached)Mr Nick Gowing (CV attached)

Playing the Great Game - Film Screening

20 July 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

The view from the ground shows the truth from a local perspective about a country and region that is often dubbed in the media as ‘the most dangerous place on earth.’ The journey took him to the front line in the tribal areas of South Waziristan on...

The Chilcot Inquiry: Learning Lessons from Iraq

15 July 2016, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall

This half-day conference assessed the outcome and implications of the Iraq Inquiry, the findings of which will be published a week earlier on 6 July 2016. In setting up the inquiry, the then prime minister Gordon Brown described it as ‘...

Book Launch: Don't Panic - ISIS, Terror and The Making of The New Middle East

14 July 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

The entity known (in one of many variants) as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has come to feature regularly in the news, and in our imaginations. The dreadful, Grand Guignol spectacle of beheadings, abductions, cages, flames and...

Assuring Access to Space

13 July 2016, 8:30
RUSI Whitehall

The evolution of technology has dramatically changed the way in which space is and can be used. New projects like OneWeb and Google’s TerraBella, which propose to launch hundreds of satellites into space with a view to providing low cost or free...

Pages