Dr. Victor Yurkov, LL.M.

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

11/2012  9/2014 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

4/2012  7/2012 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)

10/2006  10/2007 Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Passau (Germany)

1/2006  4/2006 Legal Intern, Legal department of OOO (LLC) ”Sibmaschholding“, Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

10/2004  7/2005 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, Ph.D.-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), 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), 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), 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)