Russian Law Talks 8: Understanding Russia’s Exit from Strasbourg

13 June 2022
Time: 17:00-18:30 (Helsinki time)
Via Zoom


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Event Description:

Jeffrey Kahn, Silvia Steininger and Dmitry Kurnosov will discuss a wide range of topics, connected with Russia’s exit from the European Convention on Human Rights. Why was Moscow allowed to stay in the Strasbourg system for so long? Do authoritarian regimes belong in human rights treaties? What are the ramifications of treaty exits for human rights?


Jeffrey Kahn, SMU, Dedman School of Law
University Distinguished Professor, Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow

Silvia Steininger, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Research Fellow

Dmitry Kurnosov, University of Helsinki
Carlsberg Postdoctoral Fellow