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”

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Abstract

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.

General Information

Keywords: ISCAR, congress, modern psychology, cultural-historical theory, activity theory

Journal rubric: Scientific Life

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Rubtsov V.V., Kotliar I.A. 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”. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2006. Vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 99–106. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

Vitaliy V. Rubtsov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, President, Head of the International UNESCO Chair «Cultural-Historical Psychology of Childhood», Moscow State University of Psychology & Education (MSUPE), President of the Federation of Educational Psychologists of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2050-8587, e-mail: rubtsovvv@mgppu.ru

Inna A. Kotliar, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Research Associate, Dubna State University, Center of Applied Psychological and Pedagogical Studies, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Dubna, Russia, e-mail: iakorepanova@gmail.com

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