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

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

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

Past, Present & Future: From the Tavistock Institute Archive

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

This archive exhibition traces the pioneering work of the Tavistock Institute throughout its 70 year history of applying the social sciences to real life problems. Using archival documents recently brought into the light and made accessible at Wellcome Library, this display hopes to position past, present and future at the heart of Tavistock’s 70th celebrations. These documents reflect the Institute’s … Read More

TIHR Projects Over the Decades

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

Celebrating the past of the Tavistock Institute leading to the present – the presentation will bring previous projects back to life and will give an overview of the Institute’s work during the 70 years of its existence. Celebrating the past of the Tavistock Institute leading to the present – the presentation will bring previous projects back to life and will … Read More

History at Work: Building Organisational Memory, Empathy & Compassion

sam_TFIn the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October

In recent years there has been a turn towards interest in history, due to both heritage interest and scholarly enquiry. This has provoked an admirable amount of scholarly publishing, including in the pages of Human Relations. Drawing on this interest, this will be a two-hour dialogic interdisciplinary session which will first examine choice sections from Tavistock historiography, for example from … Read More