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

A Participatory Performance: Shadows and Light

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, 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 will step off the pages of the archive and into the Swiss Church, where the people, their relationships and their diverse worlds will be recreated and reimagined through their encounters … Read More

Living the Paradox: the Art of the Here and Now

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

“Here and now” is a term widely used in society and organisations in different contexts for different purposes. The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations work in and with groups has taken the “here and now” to be a central learning modality for leaders. Rooted in an understanding of unconscious processes, offer a direct experience of the obstacles to our being … Read More

Living on a Prayer: Worship Posture as a Model for Societal Cohesion

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

Society both in Britain and in the USA is deeply fractured along many lines; religious, political, cultural and racial. One of the causes is the chasm between individual and society. Society both in Britain and in the USA is deeply fractured along many lines; religious, political, cultural and racial. One of the causes is the chasm between individual and society. … Read More

TIHR & Tavistock Clinic: Historical Reflections & Thoughts for the Future Tavistock Enterprise

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Wednesday 18 October

Panel discussion: The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust: Historical Reflections and Thoughts of the Future. Panel discussion: The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust: Historical Reflections and Thoughts of the Future. This will be a panel discussion of three people who have had long associations with both … Read More

Exploring Connectedness

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

This is an observed dialogue between former teacher and student, exploring a key concept arising from the work of The Grubb Institute of Behavioural Studies. The dialogue will explore implications that connectedness has for the work of leadership, organisational and societal transformation, and the core experience of being human. This is an observed dialogue between former teacher and student, exploring a key concept arising from the … 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