By Alice White, Wikimedian in Residence at the Wellcome Library This blog is the second in a three part series about the experiences of an archivist, a historian and a social researcher in running the War Officer Selection Boards (WOSBs) in the Wellcome Library’s Reading Room last year. Read the archivist’s experience here. Before my eyes, […]
This blog is the first in a three part series about the experiences of an archivist, a historian and a social researcher in running the War Officer Selection Boards (WOSBs) in the Wellcome Library’s Reading Room last year. “And so if you think you are trainable as an officer, it is clearly your duty to […]
Papers relating to the Tavistock Institute’s work in the cotton mills have now been catalogued as part of the Tavistock Institute Archive Project and are available for research at Wellcome Library.
The archive covers the experimental reorganisation of weaving in both Indian and American cotton mills, from the perspectives of A K Rice and Eric Miller working in the field. Records include project papers, detailed field notes, research material and data, and correspondence.
Clothes are something we put on every day. And yet, most of us pay little attention to who makes them, the raw material, skills and technology needed to produce them, where they are made, and the waste that is generated by making and buying clothes. […]
Joining the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR) as a Researcher and Consultant in July 2015 was for me an exciting step into a more immediate social science practice. Having developed a career in academic anthropology and museology over the previous decade, this was not an incremental step but something far more transformative. Transformative processes […]
This time the review began with a shorter social dreaming matrix
Facilitation: Valerie Brown and Mannie Sher
10 people were present, 6 dreams and 11 associations were made […]
Part 2 Social Dreaming #5: Tuesday 28th February: Wellcome Collection Reading Room
Facilitation and write-up: Anne Benson and Rachel Kelly
The final matrix of this series. 22 people joined. A matrix of few dreams and many associations. The dreams were vivid and detailed […]
Part 2 Social Dreaming #5: Tuesday 22nd February: Wellcome Collection Reading Room
Facilitation and write-up: Camilla Child and Sol Szekir-Papasavva
24 people came to the matrix and 22 stayed
27 dreams were presented and 24 associations made […]