Russian state University for Humanities
Call for papers ¹1
We hereby invite you to take part in the international conference
“The source of child’s learning…”:
the role of primers and basal readers through time and cultures
to be held in the State Ushinsky Scientific Pedagogical Library
(Moscow, 3, B.Tolmachevsky lane) from 8 to 12th October 2014.
The conference is dedicated to the 440th anniversary of the first Eastern European reading primer by Ivan Fedorov and its Moscow analogue by Vasiliy Burtsev.
We are planning to study origins, development and transformation of a textbook aimed for the primary instruction in reading, writing, basics of language, literature and the elements of the humanities from its emergence in Ancient East and Antiquity to the variety of its contemporary forms.
We are going to discuss the historical role of a textbook through époques – Antiquity and Middle Ages, Renaissance, Modern and Contemporary history – and across the regions of the Old and the New Worlds.
All interested educators, historians, philologists, psychologists, sociologists, philosophers, experts in culture and religion studies are welcome to participate in the discussion of the following key topics:
The conference coordinators may consider other topics for the discussion proposed by the participants and the organization of the relevant panels accordingly.
General deadlines are as follows:
The beginning of the conference – 8th September 2014
-Accommodation for foreign and non-Moscow Russian participants is provided by themselves (through www.booking.com or similar services).
- No registration fee is charged.
- Working languages are Russian (preferable) and English.
Applications for the paper/communication: Ekaterina Yurchik - firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for panels: Yulia Shustova – email@example.com
General information: Vitaly Bezrogov – firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check the acknowledgment of your application receipt.
Please note that the acknowledgment of your application receipt does not mean your acceptance to the conference as a registered participant.