Tavistock Archive

Alice White’s lunchtime talk focuses on what the Tavistock archive restores to our picture of resettlement by providing insight into the people, processes, challenges and opportunities behind the Civil Resettlement Units of the 1940s.

‘What is restored to the picture by delving into the Tavistock archive?’ was presented as part of the Tavistock Institute’s Food For Thought series.

Alice White is an AHRC funded PhD student at the Centre for the History of the Sciences at the University of Kent. She studies the history of management science human relations during the Second World War and in post-war Britain, with an aim to understand how social and cultural factors influenced the creation of a ‘science of management.

 

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