GRA Events

Save the dates - GRA conferences 2018

GRA has historically offered experiential events, mini conferences (3-day non-residential conferences on a specific theme) and 6-day residential (Tavistock style) group relations conferences. As well as the 3-day non-residential conference in April there will be a 6-day residential group relations conference, 19-24 November. The November conference has the theme: “...

Reading Group

When: Tuesdays 30 January, 6 and 13 February, 2018, 6 -8pm Where: Council of Adult Education, 253 Flinders Lane. The complexity of emerging workplaces and the networked society have introduced new challenges to thinking about group relations. Paul Verhaeghe's book Says Who? The Struggle for Authority in a Market-based Society will be discussed over...

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...

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