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Research Interests

Mark Hanna joined the joined the School of Law of Queen’s University Belfast in September 2017. Before his appointment at Queen’s, he was a Lecturer in International and European Law at the Hague University of Applied Sciences. He studied law at University of Essex, Leiden University and Queen Mary, University of London. He holds an LLB from Essex, an LLM in Public International Law from Leiden, and a PhD from Queen Mary. He is admitted as an attorney-at-law in the State of New York, and holds a PGCE from the University of Huddersfield. His main research interest is in the sociology of law, and more specifically theoretically informed empirical research into law and society. Currently, his research deals with foundational expectations and interactions in the development of human rights. 

 

Mark teaches Torts, Legal Theory and Approaches to Legal Research. He is interested in supervising any research focusing on the role of interaction, organisations, social movements or mass media in the development of law. 

 

 

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human rights Social Sciences
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world society Social Sciences

Research Output 2016 2019

  • 3 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

'Barking up the Wrong Tree? Systems Theory and the "Social Positivization" of Human Rights'

Hanna, M., 01 Sep 2019, Legal Positivism in a Global and Transnational Age. Siliquini-Cinelli, L. (ed.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

system theory
human rights
social system
world society
Law
Open Access
File
international law
functional differentiation
Law
autopoiesis
world society
1 Citation (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Between Law and Transnational Social Movement Organizations: Stabilizing Expectations of Global Public Goods

Hanna, M., 03 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Law and Society. 44, 3, p. 345-373 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social movement
political system
Law
illegality
global governance

Luhmann's 'Other' Book on Law: Observations on the Reception of Niklas Luhmann's A Sociological Theory of Law

Hanna, M., 11 Feb 2016, In : Soziale Systeme. 19, 1, p. 152-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sociological theory
Law
sociology of law
general sociology
autopoiesis

Prizes

AHSS FACULTY RESEARCH INITIATIVES FUND AWARD: GLOBAL NORMS IN A DIVIDED WORLD

Mark Hanna (Recipient), 26 Jul 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2018 2020

  • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 3 Invited talk
  • 3 Oral presentation

Global Norms in a Divided World

Mark Hanna (Participant)
27 Feb 202028 Feb 2020

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

Global Norms in a Divided World

Mark Hanna (Organiser)
27 Feb 202028 Feb 2020

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

Law and Society Association 2019 Annual Meeting

Mark Hanna (Participant)
30 May 201902 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Rethinking Luhmann and Socio-legal Research: An Empirical Agenda for Social Systems Theory?

Mark Hanna (Participant)
13 Nov 2019

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

Brexit, Northern Ireland and the Continued Frustration and Fostering of Globalisation

Mark Hanna (Advisor)
12 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk