Siarhei Artsemyeu

Siarhei ArtsemyeuM.Sc. (Master of Science), junior lecturer at the Constitutional Law Department.

Siarhei Artsemyeu received his Specialist degree in Public Law from Polotsk State University (PSU) in 2002. Having completed his work as a teaching assistant at PSU and his post-graduate course at the BSU and having received a Master of Science degree from Royal Institute of Technology, he was appointed to the position of a junior lecturer at the Constitutional Law Department in 2006. He was also enrolled as a doctoral researcher in Dalian University of Technology in 2009.

His research interests include sources and system of constitutional law, institutional protection of human rights,and theory of constitution. He is currently working on problems of creation of the ombudsman scheme in the Republic of Belarus and on sources of constitutional law in the People’s Republic of China and Belarus in the context of trends of modern constitutionalism.

Siarhei Artsemyeu has authored 35 research papers.

The most notable publications:Problems and Prospects of Creating Ombudsman Scheme in the Republic of Belarus (Belarus, Minsk, 2009).
The author explains and evaluates important legal, administrative, legislative, judicial and political controversies arising in Belarus from 1990 to 2009, with regard to creation of an ombudsman scheme. He aims to shed light on the objective constitutional legal obstacles which led to the nonexistence of an ombudsman institution in Belarus, and to prove that creation of an ombudsman institution is necessary due to provisions of the Belorussian Constitution.

Place of Ombudsman Institution in the System of Separation of Powers (Belarus, Polotsk, 2006).
The paper considers different theoretical academic approaches to the understanding of a place of an ombudsman scheme in the system of separation of powers and critically evaluates traditional approaches to the classification of various national ombudsmen institutions. The misleading role of traditional ombudsmen institutions analysis is revealed and explained.

E-Democracy in Information Age: Experience of China (Co-authored: Liu Yigong, Artsemyeu Siarhei) (Ukraine, Kiev, 2011).
E-democracy emerged in Information Age, which is a direct democracy or a new mode of political participation, people may express their political will through Internet. At first, the paper discusses the definition of electronic democracy. Then, the paper analyses the advantages of e-democracy and its problems. Finally, the paper explores the future of e-democracy in China.