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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.

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture 2020

03 December 2020, 15:30

Lecture by General Sir Nick Carter GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of the Defence Staff, UK Ministry of Defence.The Chief of the Defence Staff...

MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two

09 December 2020, 16:00

When Allied fighters were trapped behind enemy lines, one branch of military intelligence helped them escape: MI9. The organisation set up...

Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency

14 December 2020, 16:00

For a hundred years, GCHQ has been at the forefront of innovation in national security and British secret statecraft. Famed for its...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture: Implementing the Integrated Review – Building the Next Generation Royal Air Force

25 January 2021, 13:00

The Integrated Review sets out to define the Government’s ambition for the UK’s role in the world and its long-term strategic aims for our...

Douglas Haig Fellowship Lecture: The Tank in World War One – Did Haig Help or Hinder its Development?

29 January 2021, 13:00

In his memoirs, Major General J.F.C. Fuller, Chief of Staff of the Tank Corps from 1916 to mid 1918 and a key player in its successes,...

Transformation in Ground Combat Vehicles

25 June 2004, 23:00

 Key speakers for 2004 include: - General Sir Mike Jackson KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen (Chief of the General Staff, British Army) - General Peter J. Schoomaker United States Army (Chief of Staff, United States Army) - General Bernard Thorette (Chief of the...

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture: The Security of the Pacific Rim Area

24 June 2004, 23:00

Lecture delivered by His Excellency Mr Russell MarshallHigh Commissioner for New Zealand

LECTURE: NATO's Istanbul Summit - New Missions, New Means

17 June 2004, 23:00

NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, gave the following speech on 'New Missions, New Means' at the Royal United Services Institute. The Secretary General spoke about generating the forces needed to conduct the Alliance’s current and future...

Discussion Panel: Slim and the Burma Campaign

13 June 2004, 23:00

Panellists:Robert LymanHistorian and Author of 'Slim, Master of War'Colonel Michael HickeyFellow of the Royal United Services InstituteMajor General Julian Thompson CB OBEVisiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2003

24 May 2004, 23:00

Lecture delivered by General T Michael MoseleyVice Chief of Staff, Headquarters US Air ForceTo register, email: Sabrina Downey

Maritime Power in the 21st Century

18 May 2004, 23:00

This was the first RUSI conference for some years specifically on maritime power, and sat alongside our annual events on air and land power. The first day considered maritime power in a global strategic context and explored its characteristics,...

Lecture: President of the Republic of Finland

10 May 2004, 23:00

Delivered by:Her Excellency Mrs Tarja HalonenPresident of the Republic of FinlandOn the Theme of European SecurityIf you would like to attend, please contact Jane Davenport.

NATO Transformation

08 December 2003, 0:00

After a decade of turbulence in the international defence and security environment, NATO has embarked upon a radical process of transformation under the leadership of Lord Robertson of Port Ellen. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-...

President Bush speaks at RUSI

27 November 2003, 11:00

In a speech at the Banqueting House to a mainly RUSI audience, President George W. Bush spoke on his Administration's forward strategy for foreign policy and its views on the Transatlantic Relationship. He argued that world peace and security rests...

LECTURE: NATO and the Mediterranean - Moving from Dialogue Towards Partnership

29 April 2002, 16:00

NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson gave the following speech on NATO's relationship with its Meditteranean neighbours at the Royal United Services Institute. Lord Robertson argues that the Mediterranean matters for the security of NATO members....

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