Learning from young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon

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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

Human Relations 70th Anniversary Workshop

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Can, and should, social science contribute to better quality jobs? A 70-year retrospect and prospect Can, and should, social science contribute to better quality jobs? A 70-year retrospect and prospect This workshop will interest scholars of work and employment, policy makers in employers’ organisations and trade unions, public officials, and researchers in research institutes with an interest in work and … Read More

Library Tour & Archive Show & Tell

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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

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

Living Archive Conversations

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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

Exploring Connectedness

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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

Crossing Borders

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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

Before the Beginning and After the End

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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

Symposium: In the Shadow & Light of the Archive

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Through four different and thought provoking events the speakers and those attending the symposium will take part in a deep reflection on the meaning of the Institute’s work and history.  Situated at its heart is the work to catalogue the Institute’s archive, what it means for this unique document of social history to be made publically available for society at … Read More