Special issue: On the 120th anniversary of P.Ya. Galperin (15 (04), 2022)

Guest co-editor: Engeness I. (Norway)

Professor of Education, Dean of the Faculty of Teacher Education and Languages in Østfold University College in Norway. Her research focuses on teaching and learning practices in digital learning environments, development of digital agency and identity. She has published numerous works that adopt the cultural-historical approach and, in particular P. Ya. Galperin’s legacy to examine how digital technology may enhance students’ learning and their development as learners. She is the Editor of P.Y. Galperin’s Development of Human Mental Activity P.Y. Galperin's Development of Human Mental Activity.

Guest co-editor: Karabanova, O.A. (Russia)

Published books and articles dedicated to the child and adolescent development, family and educational context, and methods of psychological counselling and assessment within cultural- historical approach. She served as Co-Editor of manuals for teachers and educators on the formation of universal educational activities at school, in accordance with Federal State Educational Standards of Russia.

This special issue will introduce the legacy of P. Ya. Galperin and discusses its significance for modern psychological and pedagogical theory and practice. This special issue will present contemporary research and forms of practical applications of the P. Ya. Galperin’s approach, as well as the possibility of adapting his legacy to the needs of the teaching - learning process to enhance learning and development of students.

Scholars working in the cultural-historical traditions and beyond are welcome to submit empirical and theory-based studies that will contribute to the expansion of ideas about the relationship between the processes of learning and development for all age groups of learners in formal and informal educational settings and in digital learning environments.

Deadline for submission is June 15th, 2022

Instructions for Authors: http://psychologyinrussia.com/for-authors/

Special issue: What makes a family work: current problems of family psychology and psychotherapy (15 (03), 2022)

Guest co-editor: Spivakovskaya, A.S. (Russia)

Doctor of Psychology, Professor Emeritus at Lomonosov Moscow State University. She published numerous works in the field of parent-child and marital relationships. She was one of the first specialists in Russia to develop family and play psychotherapy for the treatment of various forms of neuropsychiatric pathology, studied comprehensive psychological correction in the prevention of childhood neuroses, and created her own beatotherapeutic approach in psychotherapy.

Guest co-editor: Kočiūnas R. (Lithuania)

Doctor of Psychology and Professor at Vilnius University. His research and practice focuses on psychotherapeutic dynamics and outcomes, mainly in existential approach. He was one of the first scholars that developed humanistic and existential branches in the post-soviet space, and his books, articles and chapters were dedicated to the phenomenology of individual and group psychological work and the psychologists’ professional identity.

This special issue will be devoted to the modern research and practice in family psychology and family therapy. We welcome articles on the dynamics of family relationships in the child-parent dyads and couples, as well as papers on methods of research and therapeutic work with family. This special issue aims to expand the current knowledge on parenting and caregiving, couple resilience and marital satisfaction, separation and divorce adjustments, context of building romantic relationships, dysfunctional family concerns, play therapy, and all the variety of challenges the modern family is facing with.

Submitted articles might enhance the understanding of wide range of phenomena related to the personality, dyadic and family system development within the family context. Both empirical and theory-based studies that will contribute to the ideas of strategic, structural, systemic, and family history oriented approaches are welcomed.

Deadline for submission is May 15th, 2022

Instructions for Authors: http://psychologyinrussia.com/for-authors/