Henry Riley: A Personal History of Human Relations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, In the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

This exhibition will be a 5-minute whiteboard animation telling the story of Human Relations through the life of one man, Henry Riley. It frames the seven decades of Human Relations against key moments in one man’s life – and an ordinary life at that – and how those moments are reflected through seminal articles published in the journal. The Henry … Read More

Animating Evidence

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Friday 20 October, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

An installation of the Institute’s research into contemporary societal challenges. An installation of the Institute’s research into contemporary societal challenges. This installation weaves together a number of animations, produced by the Tavistock Institute to disseminate the results of recent EU and UK funded projects, into an overarching narrative which showcases the Tavistock Institute’s engagement with contemporary social problems and highlights … Read More

Impact of Tavistock Group Relations & Individual Consultation

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

Impact of Tavistock group relations and individual consultation on my work as a leader, practitioner and thinker. Impact of Tavistock group relations and individual consultation on my work as a leader, practitioner and thinker. This panel discussion will have three people – Ralph Woolf, Olya Khaleelee and Gilles Amado – talking about the impact of Tavistock thought, group relations, systems … Read More

Learning from young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon

sam_TFHome Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

An invitation from the Amazon An invitation from the Amazon A chance to interact with the work and learning of young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon and engage in intercultural dialogue. The origin of this curatorial event is with young people who have experienced and learned from the Adaptation of Group Relations in the Peruvian Amazon. We seek to exchange … Read More

BED

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

Bed is a street theatre event devised and performed by members of Entelechy’s Elders Performance Company highlighting stories of loneliness and isolation that affect many of their peers. Bed is a street theatre event devised and performed by members of Entelechy’s Elders Performance Company highlighting stories of loneliness and isolation that affect many of their peers. The performances took place … Read More

Library Tour & Archive Show & Tell

sam_TFHome Page, In the shadow and light of the archive, Tuesday 17 October

Join us to take a walk around Wellcome Library, exploring deep in the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute archive is housed, and through the library to see how the Institute’s history connects with other collection holdings. Join us to take a walk around Wellcome Library, exploring deep in the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute … Read More

A Participatory Performance: Shadows and Light

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

A participatory immersive performance bringing to life Tavistock researchers and the people they worked with in communities, organisations and societies across a 70 year body of work. This artistic response steps off the pages of the archive and into the Swiss Church, where the people, their relationships and their diverse worlds were recreated and reimagined through their encounters with the … Read More

Living Archive Conversations

sam_TFHome Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

You are invited to join an informal conversation group about the earlier years of the Tavistock Institute and its interaction with and impact on ‘partner’ organisations and to contribute your memories and reflections. Our shared lived experiences may add important additional material to the Archive, and call to memory where we have travelled from, which may throw new light on … Read More

Group Relations Event for the Silver Generation

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Thursday 19 October, Transacting with the future, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

A group relations event for people aged 70-years or older will be held on 4 mornings – Tuesday 17th October to Friday 20th October 2017 – as part of Reimagining Human Relations in our Time. A group relations event for people aged 70-years or older will be held on 4 mornings – Tuesday 17th October to Friday 20th October 2017 – as part … Read More

Crossing Borders

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

A video event, Crossing Borders visualises the journeys of people experiencing forced migration. Based on performances of a Slow Walk in Australia and Denmark, the video explores the nature of boundaries – real and symbolic, lived and imagined – in the observed experiences of groups walking through time and space, and in a public space. A Slow Walk is a … Read More