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25.05.2016 | Directorate RPS
On May 12-14, 2016, the Lomonosov Moscow State University hosted the V Anniversary Scientific Conference «Early Childhood Care and Education» - the major event dedicated to preschool psychology and pedagogy in the Eurasian region.
This Conference is held annually and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Russian Academy of Education, Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, Russian Psychological Society, World Bank, Federal Institute for Development of Education. The Conference was included in the Major Events Plan of the Eurasian Association of Universities and was timed to the Year of Education in the Commonwealth of Independent States. This year, the People’s Republic of China was the Guest of Honor (Partner Country) of the Conference.
The 2016 Conference was welcomed on behalf of the Chairman of the State Duma S.E. Naryshkin; Minister of Education and Science of Russia D.V. Livanov; Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China; Civic Chamber of Russia; Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States; Russian-Chinese Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development; Russian-Chinese Friendship Society.
Eventful three-day program of the Conference included lots of activities, in particular:
Altogether, more than 1900 specialists from 61 regions of Russia and 27 foreign countries (China, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan) took part in the Conference activities.
The plenary sessions’ presentations were delivered by Alexander Grigorievich Asmolov - Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Director of the Federal Institute for Development of Education (Russia); Joachim Quintino Aires – Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Director of Vygotsky Institute (Portugal); Debby Cryer – PhD, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA); Tatyana Vladimirovna Volosovets – Professor, Director of the Institute for Childhood, Family and Education Studies at the Russian Academy of Education (Russia); Mary Young – Director of the Center for Childhood Development at the Chinese Scientific Research Foundation (USA); Elly Singer – PhD, Professor at the Universities of Utrecht and Amsterdam, Member of the EECERA Board of Trustees (Netherlands).
Particular attention was paid to such issues as the assessment of education quality, math skills and speech development, development of children’s discretion, patriotic education, education policy, methods of training of education specialists.
Roger Säljö – Professor of the University of Gothenburg, Director of the Center for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society (Sweden) – and Vladimir Samuilovich Sobkin – Director of the Center for Sociology of Education at the Institute of Education Management of the Russian Academy of Education, Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Professor at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia) – delivered the lectures dedicated to L.S. Vygotsky’s 120th birth anniversary.
06.05.2016 | Editorial Board Psychology in Russia: State of the Art
The 4th issue of Psychology in Russia: State of the Art in 2016 is dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Lev Vygotsky. His contribution to the fields of developmental, educational and special psychology still have a ripple effect in contemporary research and practice. Lev Vygostsky is a Soviet/Russian scientist but his legacy belongs to the world culture. We will be happy to receive manuscripts with developments of Vygotsky's ideas in different countries and different areas of psychology.
Submission deadline is 2016 September, 15th.
01.03.2016 | Organizing Committee 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics
Dear friends and colleagues,
The 32nd meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (ISP) will be held in Moscow, Russia, 15th - 20th of August, 2016. You are invited to join us in Moscow, capital of Russia, founded in 1147 and full of famous historical and remarkable places, for Fechner Day 2016.
Please bookmark the conference's website at http://www.fechnerday.org and visit frequently for updates.
Summary of important dates
Requests for invitations for visa until: February 1, 2016
Proposals for Theme Sessions until: March 14, 2016
Abstract/title submission until: April 5, 2016
Early registration ends: May 1, 2016
Proceedings papers submission until: May 10, 2016
Registration closes: June 1, 2016
Welcome to the I World Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century! 7-8 October 2016, Moscow, Russia
25.01.2016 | RPS
Mental health is one of the most intriguing, complex and persistently relevant issues in the world, which is linked to the most fundamental aspects of human life, and therefore goes beyond the boundaries of purely professional discussion. The I World Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century will convene more than 500 international experts from various spheres of public health, psychiatry & psychotherapy, psychology & narcology, social security & politics, science & education, art & culture, sport & physical fitness, economics & law as well as government, business & community sectors leaders to open a dialog, to build connections, to increase knowledge, to exchange best practices, and to deliver a concerted stance on mental health maintenance.