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Under 35s Forum

The Under 35s Forum is designed to build and develop the next generation of policy-makers and thought leaders, drawing from academia, the civil service, the private sector and the armed forces.

RUSI welcomes applications from individuals Under 35 years old. Offered at discounted rates, this category of membership offers unique access to the defence and security world.


Under 35s Forum Events

U-35 MEMBERS ONLY: In-conversation with Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO

30 May 2017, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Sir Sherard will be sharing his experiences during his time at the Foreign Office and his insights of working in the Middle East during...

U35 Forum - Angry Youth: Young Nationalism in China

17 September 2015, 0:00

Over the past twenty-five years, nationalism has emerged as a formidable and exceptional form of popular political expression amongst...

Under 35 Forum: Britain’s changing defence industrial reality

30 September 2015, 0:00

The ‘Defence, Industries and Society Programme (DISP) Privatissimum’ provides a small number of selected ‘RUSI Under 35 Forum’ members and...

U35 Forum - Angry Youth: Young Nationalism in China

17 October 2015, 0:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

These young elites have successfully carved out a space where a more critical political discourse can be articulated. This and the...

The State of Europe: Debating an Identity Crisis?

19 October 2015, 0:00

The RUSI Under 35s Forum is delighted to host a debate with esteemed panellists on the state of Europe and how its philosophical and...

The State of Europe: Debating an Identity Crisis?

12 November 2015, 18:00

The refugee crisis, instability in the East, and the rise of far right and left parties has triggered division and anxiety in Europe. The...

Under 35s Forum Briefing: Admiral Carlos Ortega Muñiz on Mexican Defence and Security

24 November 2015, 18:00

Mexico is the fifteenth largest economy and a major cultural hub in the world. It plays a key role in the global agenda, particularly on...

Under 35s Forum Christmas Pub Quiz

09 December 2015, 19:00

The Quiz will traverse the great breadth of the security and defence fields, with a hint of discernible Christmas silliness, so get ready...

The Revolution was Televised: Five Years since Egypt’s Uprising

26 January 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

On 25 January 25 2011, thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to protest. The uprising quickly spread, culminating in...

‘Which Way to Pennsylvania Avenue?’: The US Election Rundown

29 February 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In November 2016 the world will wait in uneasy anticipation for the results of the United States Presidential Election. Yet before the...


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