All-Russian Scientific Conference “Revolution and Evolution: Development Models in Science, Culture and Society.”

Country: Russian Federation

City: Nizhni Novgorod

Abstr. due: 10.10.2017

Dates: 24.11.17 — 25.11.17

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy;

Address: Room 205, Building 7, Universitetsky Pereulok, Nizhni Novgorod, 603000 Russia

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, together with RAS Institute of Philosophy


Dear Colleagues,

National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, together with RAS Institute of Philosophy, invites you to participate in the First All-Russian Scientific Conference "Revolution and Evolution: Development Models in Science, Culture and Society,” which will take place on 24 – 25 November 2017.

We invite philosophers, scientists, and scholars interested in the history, current state, perspectives, and new opportunities of development of science and culture.

Possible topics of paper and poster presentations include, but are not limited to:

The Transformation of a Knowing Subject in the Digital Age

Social and Human Technologies: Fact or Fiction?  

Technoscience VS Technocriticism

Ethical Issues of the Development of Modern Science

The Problem of Evolution of Particular Sciences (Physics, Biology, Neuroscience, etc.)

Interdisciplinary Studies and NBIC Technologies

Conventions and Revolutions in Scientific Communities

Communications in Science: the Analysis and Design of “Trading Zones”

Education and Science: the Analysis of General Development Trends and Fundamental Controversies

Revolutions in Scientific Communication: the Challenges and Opportunities of New Information and Communication Technologies

The Revolt of the Masses: the Culture Industry against Elitist Art

Information Revolution and New Media

The “Death” of Paper: Text in the Digital Age

Urban Cultural Practices and Contemporary Art

The Dynamics of Provincial Culture in the Era of Change


We are planning sessions and round tables with the following topics:

Session 1. The Philosophy of Science: A Historical Perspective and Futurological Projections.

Session 2. Innovative Development and the Prospects for Humanity.

Session 3. The Evolution of Natural and Artificial Cognitive Systems.

The round table dedicated to the 55th anniversary of T. Kuhn’s ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolution.’

The round table “The Problem of Social Ideal and Revolution” for undergraduate and postgraduate students.  

To participate, please register via until October 10 and submit your paper, which should not exceed 10,000 characters. In case your paper is co-authored, all the co-authors should register via the online form. Conference paper publication is free of charge. The Organizing Committee reserves the right not to accept manuscripts that do not meet the academic standards of scholarly research and the technical requirements given below. The Organizing Committee also reserves the right to suggest that authors of most interesting papers extend their texts and/or give an oral plenary / session / round table presentations or poster presentations. The Conference proceedings are planned to be registered in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI; Russian: РИНЦ). The manuscripts should be formatted according to the rules of the RSCI.    

We are planning to publish the conference proceedings.

Paper submission guidelines.

The conference papers should be submitted electronically (in DOC / RTF format) via an online form at As a file name, please use the first author’s surname written in Latin letters. The manuscript should include the title of the paper, an abstract and keywords in Russian and English. The abstract should be between 150 and 300 words. Please do not use automated machine translation to translate your abstract. Your paper file should include the following information about each co-author: the first name, any middle names, and surname – all written in full; affiliation, country, and city. Please give the full official name of your organization.

The paper should be between 6,000 – 10,000 characters. Margins Left/Right 2 cm, Top/Bottom 2,5 cm. A 12-point Times Roman font, line spacing single. First line indent 1 cm. Alignment justified. Do not include automatic hyphenation and page numbers in your submission. When referring to a reference in the text of the paper, put the number of the reference in square brackets, and then, after a comma, provide the page. Eg: [1, p. 5]. References should be given at the end of the text in a sequence the references are mentioned in the text; and please use automatic numbering.  

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