Alumni events

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Past events

Trust scientific meeting: “What were the Germans fighting for in World War II?”

The Second World War was a German war like no other. Having started it, the Nazi regime turned the conflict into the most horrific war in European...

Book launch and 50th Tavistock Clinic Series book celebration

We would like to invite you all to the launch of On Adolescence – Inside Stories by Margot Waddell, the 50th book published in the Tavistock Clinic...

Trust scientific meeting: Catch 22 – the inflammatory nature of insight

Professor Allyson Pollock gives an account of the thinking behind the NHS Reinstatement Bill.

Trust scientific meeting: “I haven’t given up”: reflections from First Step about working with children and young people in care

Presenters: Martina Weilandt and Anna Kershaw Chair: Bernadette Wren First Step is a Tavistock service that works to understand better the...

Trust scientific meeting: "What is happening to our NHS"

Professor Allyson Pollock gives an account of the thinking behind the NHS Reinstatement Bill.

Trust scientific meeting: 'The centre cannot hold: reflections on loss of form'

Students and alumni are welcome to attend this free meeting presented by Michael Brearley, a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society and...

Trust scientific meeting: ‘What does Classical Greece have to offer to psychoanalytic thinking?’

Central elements of psychoanalytic thought are indebted to ideas and stories that first appeared in ancient Greece, such as the story of Oedipus...

'The New Man' screening

Alumni are invited to a screening of The New Man, a documentary film by Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi, followed by a discussion.

Trust scientific meeting: ‘The unanalysed race complex and its implications for psychoanalytic training organisations, psychotherapists and their patients’

Racism has played a major role in the development of western societies, and although there has been progress towards racial equality, it remains a...

Trust scientific meeting: ‘And so of larger—Darknesses—’ Living with dying – the containing function of meaning

The first line of my title is taken from a poem by Emily Dickinson. It begins, ‘We grow accustomed to the Dark —When Light is put away—’ Presenter:...

Tavistock Policy Seminars: 'Our Present Woes: What can be learned from the history of the Tavistock that is relevant today?'

This presentation will reflect on the history and achievement of the Tavistock and its different components, and will ask how far its approaches...

Broken Attachments

Tuesday 22 November 2016, 6:00pm–10:00pm How are children moved from foster care into adoption? Panellists and Tavistock and Portman staff consider...

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