Reading Club "ReadingLive"

The scientific and educational project “ReadingLive” is an international platform that unites students, teachers and researchers meet, interested in the ideas of Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky and the cultural-historical scientific school. Within the project, discussions are held on fundamental works in the field of psychology and pedagogy, and new research carried out in the mainstream of cultural-historical psychology, and the activity approach is presented.

The main goal of the “ReadingLive” project is to support an interdisciplinary dialogue between researchers interested in applying the ideas of L.S. Vygotsky and his followers in social – in particular, educational – practice. On the project site, you can exchange ideas, share experiences, plan cross-cultural studies, find foreign partners for joint publications.

“ReadingLive” is held in English in the format of monthly webinars. Webinar participants get acquainted with the proposed works in advance to take part in an open discussion then.

Leading scientists and experts as well as interested guests from all over the world, including the USA, Great Britain, Australia, Brazil, Italy, Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Greece, have already visited the site of the “ReadingLive” project.


Project initiators

Center of Interdisciplinary Research of Contemporary Childhood  and The International UNESCO Department of Cultural and Historical Psychology of Childhood , the "Vygotsky's Library" project and the International journal "Cultural-Historical Psychology" of Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE)

Project moderators

Rubtsova Olga Vitalievna, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the Department of Developmental Psychology named after L.F. Obukhovoy of MSUPE "Psychology of education" faculty, Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research of Contemporary Childhood, MSUPE

Shvedovskaya Anna Aleksandrovna, PhD in Psychology, Head of Department of Information and Publishing Projects, Associate Professor of the Department of Developmental Psychology named after L.F. Obukhova of MSUPE "Psychology of education" Faculty

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