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The Taos Institute's ® mission is to bring together scholars and practitioners concerned with the social processes essential for the construction of reason, knowledge, and human value, and their application in relational, collaborative and appreciative practices around the world.

The Taos Institute Celebrates 25 Years of Social Construction Around the World

The institute was founded in 1993 and now, 25 years later, we continue to grow and develop the theory, practices and understanding of social construction.


4th International Congress of the International Certificate in Collaborative-Dialogic Practice

June 27-29, 2019
Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Conversations with and between practitioners in education, research, health, social sciences, psychotherapy, organizations and other topics of interest that may emerge in the conference. See the information at: www.collaborative-dialogic-practices.net/congress2019

Message from the President

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by Kenneth Gergen...

This year we have a written message looking back at the 25 years of the Taos Institute - A Year of Celebration!

View the Written Message

Latest News

Register now for the 4th International Congress on Collaborative and Dialogic Practices - June 27 - 29, 2019 in Brno, Czech Republic - www.collaborative-dialogic-practices.net/congress2019

About The Taos Institute

Books & Publications

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Taos Institute Publications offers contributions to cutting-edge theory and practice in social construction. Our books are designed for scholars, practitioners, students, and the openly curious public.

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Educational Programs

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Learn about our upcoming conferences, workshops, the Ph.D. Program,  MA in Collaborative and Dialogic Practices, certificate programs and participate in online learning, dialogues and more.

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Resources

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View the Taos Institute newsletter, journals, publications and books, videotapes, noteworthy dissertations, manuscripts for downloading, visual resources, and more.

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What's New

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What's New? International Diploma in Social Construction and Professional Practice - apply now for the September 2019 cohort.

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