Learning from young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon

sam_TFHome Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

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 experiences between people from the United Kingdom. We will present photographs, excerpts of films, drawings, paintings and documentation of 7 years of the program HOPE OF THE AMAZON – Iquitos, Peru. … 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

Living the Paradox: the Art of the Here and Now

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

“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

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

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

sam_TFHome Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

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

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

Uncanny Pleasure: All the Colour Nature Possesses

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

Led by established artists Rosalind Fowler and James Holcombe, this hands-on drop in workshop explores the artistic, social, and playful possibilities of tinting 16mm motion picture film using dyes derived from organic plant material from The Garden Museum and beyond. Led by established artists Rosalind Fowler and James Holcombe, this hands-on drop in workshop explores the artistic, social, and playful … Read More

Here is Where I am

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Wednesday 18 October

This workshop draws attention to the nature of ‘place’ as a key aspect of working in the ‘here and now’. Places have the capacity to fill us with sensory experiences and stimulate encounters with our autobiographical and procedural memories. These can influence the way that I think about my identities and the choices I have as to how I behave … Read More