Louise Mallinder

Professor

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    United Kingdom

20062020

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Research Interests

Professor Mallinder's research interests relate to the fields of international human rights law, international criminal law, and law and politics in political transitions. Within these areas of research, she has a longstanding and internationally recognised expertise in amnesty laws, and in recent years, she has worked on projects relating to the role of lawyers as transitional actors, dealing with the past in Northern Ireland, and socio-legal research methods related to transitional justice. As part of multiple collaborative research projects, she has carried out fieldwork in a number of transitional contexts including Cambodia, Chile, South Africa, Israel, Palestine, Tunisia, Argentina, Uruguay, Uganda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Her research has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation, the Socio-Legal Studies Association, and the Department for International Development.

Teaching

Professor Mallinder's current teaching focuses on international human rights law, human rights practice, research methods and theories, and constitutional law. She also has extensive experience of teaching transitional justice.

Achievements

Professor Mallinder is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Higher Education Academy. She has been awarded the British Society of Criminology Book Prize (jointly awarded) and the Hart Socio-Legal Studies Association Early Career Prize. She is also a member of the Institute for Integrated Transitions Law and Peace Practice Group, the Royal Irish Academy's Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Committee, and the ESRC and AHRC Peer Review Colleges. In addition, she was Chair of the Committee on the Administration of Justice, a human rights non-governmental organisation based in Belfast, Northern Ireland from (2015-2020) and is serving as Vice-Chair in 2020.

Particulars

Louise Mallinder is Professor of Law at Queen's University Belfast, appointed in 2018. She was previously a Professor of Human Rights and International Law at the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University. She holds a PhD, an LLM in human rights law, and BA in economic and social history and politics, all from Queen's University Belfast. She also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice from Ulster University.

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Research Output

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    Amnesties and Inclusive Political Settlements

    Mallinder, L., 08 Jan 2019, Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. 84 p. (PA-X Report: Transitional Justice Series)

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    Commission for Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland)

    Mallinder, L., 31 May 2019, (Accepted) Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice. Stan, L. & Nedelsky, N. (eds.). 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Metaconflict and international human rights law in dealing with Northern Ireland’s past

    Mallinder, L., 01 Jun 2019, In : Cambridge International Law Journal. 8, 1, p. 5-38 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    British Society of Criminology Book Prize (jointly awarded)

    Mallinder, Louise (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

    Mallinder, Louise (Recipient), 19 Mar 2019

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Hart Socio-Legal Studies Association Early Career Prize

    Mallinder, Louise (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    Ukrainian Scenario of Transitional Justice: How to Avoid Repeating Other People’s Mistakes

    Louise Mallinder (Invited speaker)

    26 May 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    Negotiating justice with unconventional armed actors

    Louise Mallinder (Invited speaker)

    15 May 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Transitional Justice in Ukraine: What Might it Look Like?

    Louise Mallinder (Invited speaker)

    10 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    The Experts’ Guide to Effective Mentoring in Higher Education Settings

    Louise Mallinder (Organiser), & Conor McCormick (Organiser)

    11 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Amnesties and National Accountability for International Crimes

    Louise Mallinder (Speaker)

    19 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    Press / Media

    Rethinking Peace and Justice Symposium: Concluding Reflections

    Louise Mallinder & Ron Slye

    02/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Television panel discussion on Northern Ireland legacy issues

    Louise Mallinder

    04/03/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Law and the Legacy of Conflict

    Louise Mallinder

    07/02/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Legacy debate on ITV's View from Stormont

    Louise Mallinder

    01/10/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Television interview on the legacy consultation in Northern Ireland

    Louise Mallinder

    14/05/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment