Remembering Brendan Duddy: the Secret Peacemaker

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

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 day practitioners. An … Read More

Ambient Jam Collective

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Landscapes shift, wordless stories unfold, creative choices are made, and sometimes people move through journeys in themselves and with others. Landscapes shift, wordless stories unfold, creative choices are made, and sometimes people move through journeys in themselves and with others. Ambient Jam is a multi-media dance improvisation which is uniquely sensitive to place, context and people. The improvisation is forged … Read More

Living Archive Conversations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

This session was an informal conversation about the earlier years of the Tavistock Institute and its interaction with and impact on ‘partner’ organisations and to contribute your memories and reflections. The session reflected on how shared lived experiences and memory of where we have traveled from may add important additional material to the Archive, as well as throwing new light … Read More

Group Relations Event for the Silver Generation

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Thursday 19 October, Transacting with the future, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

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

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, Transacting with the future

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

Tavistock Poetry Reading

sam_TFTransacting with the future, Tuesday 17 October

A strong theme among Tavistock Institute practitioners is that they don’t just explore the world through their social science identities, but they also realise the value offered by the creative arts in making sense and communicating complex societal challenges.  Over the last six years poets, artists, storytellers and filmmakers have visited the P3C (Practitioner Certificate in Consulting and Change) programme … Read More

Object Relations: A Still Life Exhibition

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Thursday 19 October, Transacting with the future, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

Metalpoint drawings and prints developed from work with the TIHR archive. Metalpoint drawings and prints developed from work with the TIHR archive. Through this exhibition, which took place in the Swiss Church, I bring my ongoing research on the question of art, objects, artefacts, cultural interventions, aesthetic forms in the work of the Tavistock Institute. How they are situated in … Read More

From Dystopias to Desirable Futures in Human Relations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Visioning the steps inbetween Visioning the steps inbetween The event took participants on a compelling journey in the possible futures of human relations. It was divided into three phases. Beginning from collective dystopic images that pervade our collective imagination (through cinema, video-games, mass-media, etc.) we approached the following questions: considering human relations in 2050, what sort of world would we … Read More