Dr. Victor Yurkov, LLM

Senior Research Fellow (Asia)

Project Activities

Afghanistan

Other Activities and Research Interests

International Co-operation in Criminal and Civil Matters, Human Rights, Public International Law, Restorative Justice, (Juvenile) Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Criminology

Professional and Academic Background

Since 10/2014 Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

11/20129/2014 Research coordinator, University of Passau (Germany)

3/2013 Doctoral degree in Law with a thesis focusing on legal approaches to controlling the criminal careers of juvenile and young adult delinquents in Russia and Germany, University of Passau (Germany), Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Werner Beulke

4/20127/2012 Russian team coordinator and co-author of the National Report, EU-Project 'Restorative Justice in Penal Matters in Europe', Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany)

5/2012 Legal sciences degree with the thesis on Victim-Offender Mediation in the (Juvenile) Criminal Law of Russia and Germany (awarded with the German-Russian Lawyers Prize), National Research Tomsk State University (Russia), Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nikolai Shchedrin

6/2009 9/2009 Co-organiser: International Conference ‘Criminal Juvenile Justice in Europe and Asia: Concepts and Successful Practice Models’, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

10/200610/2007 Master of Laws (LLM), University of Passau (Germany)

1/20064/2006 Legal Intern, Legal department of OOO (LLC) ”Sibmaschholding“, Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

10/20047/2005 Certificate of Basic Knowledge in German Law, University of Passau (Germany)

9/2001 6/2007 Studies of Law, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

Publications

  • Book review: Comparative Concepts of Criminal Law. In: New Journal of European Criminal Law, Vol 8, Issue 1, 2017, pp 78–79.
  • Russia (with Natalֹ’ya Chlonova, Natal’ya Nikitina, Nikolay Shchedrin). In: Dünkel, Frieder/Grzywa-Holten, Joanna/Horsfield, Pfilip (eds), Restorative Justice and Mediation in Penal Matters: A stock-taking of legal issues, implementation strategies and outcomes in 36 European countries. Vol 2. Forum Verlag Godesberg, Mönchengladbach 2015, pp 725–756.
  • Der rechtliche Umgang mit wiederholt delinquenten jungen und heranwachsenden Tätern in Deutschland und Russland unter Berücksichtigung der neuesten kriminologischen Befunde, Doktorarbeit, Universität Passau [Legal Approaches to Controlling the Criminal Careers of Juvenile and Young Adult Delinquents in Russia and Germany having Regard to Recent Criminological Findings, PhD-Thesis, University of Passau], Peter Lang Academic Research, Frankfurt am Main 2013. Further information
  • Примирение несовершеннолетнего с потерпевшим в уголовном праве России и Германии : диссертация [...] кандидата юридических наук (на правах рукописи), Красноярск, 2012 [Juvenile Victim-Offender Mediation in the Criminal Law of Russia and Germany : Dissertation [...] Candidate of Legal Sciences (published as manuscript), Krasnoyarsk, 2012]. Further informationПримирение с потерпевшим в системе ювенальной юстиции ФРГ/В. Бойльке, В.В. Юрков // Журнал зарубежного законодательства и сравнительного правоведения. – 2009. – № 3. – С. 123–132 [Beulke, W., Yurkov, V. Victim-Offender Mediation and Reconciliation in the System of German Criminal Juvenile Justice. Journal of Foreign Legislation and Comparative Law. 18 (3), pp 123–132]. Further information
  • Институт примирения с потерпевшим в системах обращения с несовершеннолетними правонарушителями в России, Австрии и Германии // Криминологический журнал Байкальского государственного университета экономики и права. – 2009. – № 1. – С. 47–53 [The Institution of Reconciliation with the Victim in the Systems of Treating Juvenile Delinquents in Russia, Austria and Germany. Criminology Journal of the Baikal National University of Economics and Law. 7 (1), pp 47–53]. Further information   
  • К вопросу о совместимости института примирения с потерпевшим с целями наказания (на примере немецкого уголовного права) // Вестник Института законодательства Республики Казахстан. – 2008. – № 3. – С. 138–143 [The Issue of the Reconcilability of Victim-Offender Mediation with the Purposes of Criminal Punishment (using the Example of the German Criminal Law). Bulletin of the Institute of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 11 (3), pp 138–143].

Participation in Conferences

36 May 2012 International Conference “Restorative Justice in Penal Matters in Europe”, presentation: ‘Restorative Justice in Penal Matters in Russia’, Greifswald (Germany)

Honours

  • 10/2011 2010 German-Russian Lawyers Prize, awarded by the German-Russian Law Institute (DRJI), Kiel (Germany)
  • 9/2011 Visiting research and educational scholarship of the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI), Helsinki (Finland)
  • 10/2008  10/2011 Research Grant for Doctoral Candidates, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn (Germany)
  • 10/2006  8/2007 Master’s Candidates Scholarship, Alfred Toepfer Trust Fund F.V.S., Hamburg (Germany)

Memberships

Member of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP)

 

Member of the German-Russian Lawyers’ Association (DRJV)