GRA Events

COLLABORATION AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE

Collaboration and Competition: Exploring the dynamics of working together in groups, organisations and communities. A six-day residential experiential conference for those who wish to grow their understanding and practice of working with others. It will appeal to those who have responsibility for groups at work, or who work across boundaries where the imperative to...

Seeking Asylum Project

The Seeking Asylum Project ( SAP ) was developed to apply group-relations, socioanalytic, system psychodynamic skills and methods to the study of Australia’s response to asylum seeking in its many forms - from political refugees through to social and other forms of asylum seeking. The SAP aims to improve our shared understanding of the conscious and...

Launch of Socioanalysis Journal, Vol. 18, special Issue on “Seeking Asylum”

Group Relations Australia’s Seeking Asylum Project celebrated its achievements with a launch of Vol. 18 of Socioanalysis Journal. Guest speaker was Julian Burnside. Project co-ordinator Greg Cook and Special Issue editor Allan Shafer also spoke about the project.                      A usb flash drive containing...

A Podcast direct from the Tavistock Institute

Timed to coincide with the GRA Socioanalysis Special Issue on Seeking Asylum, the Tavistock held a talk by David Lawlor & Mannie Sher on their journal paper: "The use of detention as a defence against intolerable social ambivalence towards asylum-seekers". GRA is grateful that the Tavistock has made a podcast of that talk available to all GRA members. Log in as...

Save the Date!

Save the Date! A participative workshop on 14 November 6.00pm with Mary McRae - who will be here in Melbourne form New York for the November group relations conference. This workshop however is titled :Attraction and Repulsion: Negotiating Differences in Groups