Ref NoTAJ/01
TitleTajfel, Henri (1919-1982) papers
Extent29-Record boxes
Description The varied papers of Professor Henri Tajfel, FBPsS, Professor of Social Psychology, University of Bristol.

Series available as follows:

Publishing Ref: TAJ/01/01
Lectures and Postgrad seminars Ref: TAJ/01/02
Conferences and Symposia I Ref: TAJ/01/03
Conferences and Symposia II Ref: TAJ/01/04
Committees Ref: TAJ/01/05
Associations, Organisations,Iinstitutions and Societies Ref: TAJ/01/06
Miscellaneous Correspondence Ref: TAJ/01/07
Tapes/ Text, Cameron Interviews Ref: TAJ/01/08
NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
Wellcome Ref: PSY/TAJ
Material was rehoused into archival quality enclosures prior to transfer to Crown Storage, therefore the original extent mentioned at series and file level may not match the actual quantity and type of boxes stored. The fonds level extent is accurate however and should be used as a correct indication of the overall volume of boxes which contain the series and files.
AccessConditionsAuthorised Users. View by Appointment. Oral history Interview tapes from a Staffordshire University Tajfel biography project (TAJ/01/08) are closed for data protection reasons.
Location16: Wellcome Library
TermSocial psychology
Group behaviour
AdminHistoryHenri Tajfel (1919-1982] was born in Poland of Jewish descent. He was educated in several European countries and spent the Second World War in the French army and as a prisoner of war. After the war, he worked with refugees and war victims, and then moved to Britain where he re-started his higher education at Birkbeck College, London. He taught social psychology at Durham and Oxford before moving to Bristol, in 1967, as its first Professor of Social psychology. He held a variety of visiting appointments in Europe and elsewhere, and was a founder member and President of the European Association of Social Psychology. Tajfel was a prolific author of many books and articles. He edited the series European Monographs on Social Psychology for Academic Press. His major contibutions to the study of intergroup relations and social conflict are well captured by his book Human Groups and Social Categories
ArchNoteCompiled by Mike Maskill BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.

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