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A brief report on the International Congress on activity theory and cultural-historical psychology “Acting in changing worlds: learning, communication and minds in intercultural activities”
Rubtsov V.V., Doctor in Psychology, President, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, email@example.com
Kotliar I.A., Ph.D. in Psychology, associate professor, Department of Psychology, Dubna International University for Nature, Dubna, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
This brief report on the International Congress on activity theory and cultural-historical psychology «Acting in changing worlds: Learning, communication and minds in intercultural activities» which took place on September 20–24, 2005 in Seville, Spain, gives information on the history of organization that held the Congress. The main themes of the Congress were theoretical and methodological issues; acting in changing worlds. The current condition and prospects of cultural-historical paradigm in psychology were discussed on many sections of the Congress. Psychologists from more than 50 countries participated in the meeting. Among those was the Russian delegation which presented the results of its theoretical and experimental researches. The materials from several sections and symposiums that attracted the most attention of the participants can also be found in the article.
Keywords: ISCAR, congress, modern psychology, cultural-historical theory, activity theory
Column: Scientific Life