We are receiving best wishes and birthday messages from our friends around the world!

Here are just a few of them…

The stock of the Tavi Institute is 70 and we are celebrating its rich history with a true festive bang! ….

The 70th anniversary of the Tavistock Institute is a significant achievement that deserves all our admiration and attention. 

Congratulations on organizing yet another incredible festival.

We so wish that we could be there with all of you on this special occasion….

Did you attend any of our social dreaming matrices over the past six weeks, or are you curious to see what we explored in the sessions? If so we invite you to attend a review session on Wednesday 7th September at 3pm in the Wellcome Collection Reading Room. (Please note the original time has changed, the event […]

Social Dreaming Matrix #6: Thursday 28 July 2016,  Wellcome Collection Reading Room  Facilitation and write-up: Elena Carter and Mannie Sher No. of people present: 44 + 2 onlookers + 1 baby; a number of people came and left over the course of the session. No. of Dreams: 20 No. of Associations: 57 **A review of this […]

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Social Dreaming Matrix #3: Thursday 7th July: Wellcome Collection Reading Room Facilitation and write up Camilla Child and Antonio Sama 12 dreams were presented 23 plus associations made 23 people were present in total. People joined late and left early and at the end there were 15 people remaining, including the facilitators of the matrix The matrix The […]

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Social Dreaming Matrix #2: Thursday 30 June, 2016, 2pm-3.15pm: Wellcome Collection Reading Room Facilitation and write-up: Elizabeth Cory-Pearce, Mannie Sher 25 people attended 13 dreams were presented to the matrix 20+ associations were made Several dreams were about being out of control, rising up or falling down. Because emotions seem to be out of control […]

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Social Dreaming Matrix #1: Friday 24th June, 2016, 2pm-3.15pm: Wellcome Collection Reading Room Facilitation and write-up: Juliet Scott, Mannie Sher An additional social context was offered for this matrix as it took place the morning after the UK’s referendum on leaving the European Union. Many participants came from the Wellcome Collection States of Mind exhibition. 32 people […]

Alice White who has recently completed PhD research using the archive writes.

As the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations’ (TIHR) archives are being catalogued, ready to be opened up to new audiences, I have been thinking a lot about access to knowledge generally, and to knowledge about the TIHR’s history specifically …

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Social Dreaming Matrices at the Wellcome Library Reading room – starting Friday 24th June

If dreams are in part the expression of our unconscious, can we work with the archive as the unconscious of organisational life? […]