GRA Events

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...