Henry Riley: A Personal History of Human Relations

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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

Learning from young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon

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An invitation from the Amazon An invitation from the Amazon This event created the opportunity 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. During … Read More

Library Tour & Archive Show & Tell

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During this walk around Wellcome Library we explored the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute archive is housed, and walked through the library to see how the Institute’s history connects with other collection holdings. During this walk around Wellcome Library we explored the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute archive is housed, and walked through the … Read More

Living the Paradox: the Art of the Here and Now

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“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

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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

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Panel discussion: TIHR & Tavistock Clinic: Historical Reflections & Thoughts for the Future Tavistock Enterprise Panel discussion: TIHR & Tavistock Clinic: Historical Reflections & Thoughts for the Future Tavistock Enterprise A panel discussion of three people who have had long associations with both the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust – David Armstrong, Michael Rustin and Jon Stokes. The … Read More

Exploring Connectedness

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

Group Relations Event for the Silver Generation

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A group relations event for people aged 70-years or older was held over four 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 was held over four mornings – Tuesday 17th October to Friday 20th October 2017 – as part of Reimagining Human … Read More

Crossing Borders

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The video, 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 performance … Read More

Complexity, Evaluation & Theory of Change

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The Tavistock Institute’s contribution to current evaluation practice The Tavistock Institute’s contribution to current evaluation practice This talk and discussion explored questions around complexity, systems thinking, learning and impact in contemporary evaluation practice at the Institute. Evaluators at the Tavistock Institute, the country and worldwide are currently fascinated by the opportunities and challenges of complexity thinking. How can we assess … Read More