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

Remembering Brendan Duddy: the Secret Peacemaker

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

This will be an intimate and personal conversation with Brendan’s family, both witnesses to and participants in his back stage peace making work in Northern Ireland.  They saw at first hand how his relationship with the Tavistock Institute nurtured him in this work and are pleased to have this opportunity to remember and celebrate their father with colleagues and current … Read More

Ambient Jam Collective

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Ambient Jam is a multi-media dance improvisation which is uniquely sensitive to place, context and people. The improvisation is forged by 25 years of collaboration between a team of artists and people with profound disabilities, who are adept at working with uncertainty, negative capability, and the mindfulness of the present moment. Ambient Jam entails improvisation as a way of social dreaming, … Read More

Living Archive Conversations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

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

Digital Transformation & Leadership in Times of Industry 4.0

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Its impact on humans Its impact on humans The work life and the organisational world is changing very fast. Digitisation and the industrial revolution 4.0 is accelerating these changes. The impact on organisations and humans will be immense. Some new developments are organisations and their ecosystems, digital leadership, digital and agile organisational culture, new work places, robots in factories, big … Read More

Before the Beginning and After the End

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Transacting with the future

The Dialogue Event, originally created and designed by Dr Sari Mattila, draws on Gadamerian hermeneutics, Bionian concept of container-contained, Winnicottian notion of play and Buberian philosophy of dialogue, introducing new dimensions to dialogue praxis. This event has been offered in Group Relations Conferences since 2010. The Dialogue Event, originally created and designed by Dr Sari Mattila, draws on Gadamerian hermeneutics, … Read More