The Fifth International Luria Memorial Congress
October 13-16, 2017 (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
The year 2017 marks the 115th anniversary of Alexander Luria's (1902-1977) birth, and the 40th anniversary of his death. To commemorate the life and scientific achievements of this world-renowned psychologist, the Yeltsyn Ural Federal University and the Moscow Lomonosov State University are collaborating with the Russian Psychological Association (RPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), the Tomsk State University, the Kemerovo Federal University, the International Society of Applied neuropsychology (ISAN), the International Society of Cultural-historical Activity Research (ISCAR), the Institute of Vygotsky in Portugal, the Center for Integrating Neuropsychology and Psychology (CINAPSI) in San Paulo, the Moscow Research Center of Developmental Neuropsyсhology, and the Irkutsk Research Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction.
The congress will include plenary and thematic sessions (oral and poster presentations), round table discussions and evening lectures of the leading specialists in psychology and neuroscience from Russia and other countries.
A competition will be organized between the papers of students, postgraduate students (Ph.D. fellows) and young researchers (under 33 years old).
The working languages of the conferences are English and Russian. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided during the congress
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The social program of the congress
The Ural is the place where Alexander Luria (1902-1977) started his excellent career as a neuropsychologist. During the World War II he was the head of a rehabilitation hospital in Kisegach – a small Ural town. Here, he developed with his colleagues the now world-renown methods of neuropsychological assessment and the rehabilitation of soldiers after traumatic brain injuries. The social program of the congress will include a visit to this historical place, as well as to the other world known historical places and famous museums of Ural.
A special issue of “Psychology in Russia” (indexed by Scopus) will publish some Congress proceedings, selected by the Program Committee.
The conference fee
The conference fee is 60 euro.
For students, ISAN, RPA and ISCAR members, accompanying persons, guests and actively participating coauthors 30 euro.
The conference fee includes: congress-package, social program, equipment for simultaneous translation, publication of the abstract and invitation letters with visa support.
Created / Updated: 2 March 2017 / 26 June 2017
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