The Long Road Towards Human Rights on the Internet
The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to present an O'Brien Fellow-in-Residence Seminar with Andrey Shcherbovich, moderated by Alejandro Lorite Escorihuela.
This is a hybrid event. Space is limited. To attend in person, RSVP by Nov 17 to sharon.webb [at] mcgill.ca. Vaccinations passports will be required. Otherwise, all are welcome to attend on Zoom.
For discussion, attendees are invited to visit the website of the Charter for Human Rights and Principles for the Internet.
About the speaker
Currently an O'Brien Fellow in Residence at McGill Law, Dr. Andrey Shcherbovich (Complete Academic CV [.pdf]) was a project coordinator in the Non-Governmental Organization ‘Inter-regional Library Cooperation Centre’, working body of the UNESCO Information For All Programme (2008-2010). Between 2011 and 2020, he was a lecturer, then associate professor at the Department of the Constitutional and Administrative Law, Law Faculty of the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow (Russia). In 2019 he was a CyberBRICS research fellow and visiting professor at FGV, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. Shcherbovich’s professional interests are related to Russian public law (constitutional and human rights law) with special regard to international principles of Internet Governance. Among others, he teaches a special course on the human rights of Internet users. Since 2010, Dr. Shcherbovich has participated in the UN Internet Governance Forum. He writes scholarly monographs and articles on internet governance and human rights on the Internet, and he researches current trends of Internet regulation in Russia. Also, he translates international sources in that field from English into Russian, like the commented version of the Charter of the Rights and Principles for the Internet.