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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.

Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940

20 October 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The British campaign in Norway in 1940 was an ignominious and abject failure. It is perhaps best known as the fiasco which directly led to...

What Next in Syria?

25 October 2017, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Syria is the defining humanitarian crisis of our time with 400,000 Syrians killed and 10 million people - half of all Syrians - driven from...

British Foreign Policy After Brexit: An Independent Voice

10 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The authors will discuss how Britain’s global role and influence can be enhanced rather than diminished post-Brexit, with a diplomatic,...

Keir Starmer on the Implications of Brexit

17 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Keir will consider the wide ranging policy implications for the United Kingdom of leaving the European Union.BiographyThe...

Current Global Security Challenges: A Conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus

22 November 2017, 10:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In this wide ranging discussion, General Petraeus will consider the development of North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities, the...

Financial Crime 2.0

27 November 2017, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Technological innovation transforms financial flows on a permanent basis: existing financial institutions adapt their processes, new actors emerge, individuals gain the ability to conduct...

RUSI Conference: Air Forces as Weapons Systems

21 February 2018, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

As several NATO countries prepare to take delivery of the fifth generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the next few years, and France and Germany announce their intention to cooperate on the design...

The Silent Alliance - 300 Years of Anglo-German Co-operation

06 September 2004, 23:00

In association with the British-German Officers’ Association, the British Army’s Strategic & Combat Studies Institute and the German Armed Forces Military History Research Institute to mark the 300th anniversary of the Battle of Blenheim.The aim...

Lunch With The Chief of Defence Intelligence

26 July 2004, 23:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />The Chief of Defence Intelligence, Lieutenant General Andrew Ridgway will speak at a lunch to the Dubai Society, which is open to members of RUSI. General Ridgway is...

The West and Islam: Objectives, Policies and Peace Initiatives

26 July 2004, 23:00

Jointly organised by the Royal United Services Institute and the Institute for the Study of Indo-Pakistan Relations, University of Leicester.The debate on the supposed inevitability of a ‘clash of civilizations’ between Islam and the West has gained...

Current Issues in Humanitarian Law and Military Ethics

05 July 2004, 23:00

This conference will examine contemporary Humanitarian Law including issues surrounding the use of force in international relations, the politics of the international legal system and asymmetric warfare and humanitarian law. It will also discuss...

Emergency Planning, Security & Business Continuity

30 June 2004, 23:00

One of the most important factors that has arisen since 9/11 and more recent attacks, such as Madrid, is the fact that due to living in an interdependent, highly connected and technology dependent, but socially and politically open society, we are...

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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