Project Team

The project is made up of four members working with the non-governmental organisation Healing Through Remembering.

Healing Through Remembering is a cross-community organisation made up of a range of members holding different political perspectives working on a common goal of how to deal with the legacy of the past as it relates to the conflict in and about Northern Ireland.

  • Prof Kieran McEvoy

    Prof Kieran McEvoy

    +44 28 9097 3873

    Kieran McEvoy is Professor of Law and Transitional Justice at the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. In 2014-15 he will be a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queens. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Fordham University Law School; New York University Law School; Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge; the London School of Economics and the School of Law at Berkeley, University of California and was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at Harvard Law School.

    Kieran has led a number of research projects, including Beyond Legalism: Amnesties, Transition and Conflict Transformation – a comparative research project (with L. Mallinder and B. Dickson) funded by the AHRC, which examined the use of amnesties as part of conflict transformation in Argentina, Uruguay, Bosnia, South Africa and Uganda. He is also the principal investigator in the three year ESRC funded project (with L. Mallinder and M. Requa) on lawyers, conflict and transition, which will conduct fieldwork in Cambodia, Chile, South Africa, Israel and Palestine.

    He has authored, co-authored and co-edited a number of books including Crime, Community and Locale (with J. Morison, R. Geary and D. O’Mahony, Ashgate 2000); Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland (Oxford University Press 2001), which was awarded the British Society of Criminology book of the year award in 2002; Criminology, Conflict Resolution and Restorative Justice (co-editor with T. Newburn, Palgrave 2003); Judges, Human Rights and Transition (co-editor with J. Morison and G. Anthony, Oxford University Press 2007), Beyond the Wire: Ex-prisoners and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland (with P. Shirlow, Pluto 2008) and Transitional Justice From Below: Grassroots Activism and the Struggle for Change (co-editor with L. McGregor, Hart 2008). He has also had over fifty articles and book chapters published in peer-review journals and edited collections.

    Visit Kieran’s Queen’s University Staff Page for further information.

  • Prof Gordon Anthony

    Prof Gordon Anthony

    +44 28 9097 3874

    Gordon Anthony is Professor in Law at the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. Educated at Queen’s and at the Academy of European Public Law in Greece, he has held positions at universities in France, Holland, Portugal and the US. He has previously held grants from the ESRC and the British Academy.

    He has published widely in the field of public law, where his books include Textbook on Administrative Law (Oxford University Press, 7th ed, 2013); Judicial Review in Northern Ireland (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008); and UK Public Law and European Law: The Dynamics of Legal Integration (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2002). He has also been a contributing editor to a number of books that include Values in Global Administrative Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2011, eds. with Jean-Bernard Auby, John Morison and Tom Zwart) and Judges, Transition and Human Rights: Essays in Memory of Stephen Livingstone (Oxford University Press, 2007, eds. with John Morison and Kieran McEvoy).

    Visit Gordon’s Queen’s University Staff Page for further information.

  • Dr Louise Mallinder

    Dr Louise Mallinder

    +44 28 9036 6890

    Dr Louise Mallinder PhD is a Reader in human rights and international law, as well as ‘Dealing with the Past’ research coordinator at the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University. Her published doctoral thesis ‘Amnesty, Human Rights and Political Transitions: Bridging the Peace and Justice Divide’ (Hart Publishing, 2008) was awarded the 2009 Hart SLSA Early Career Award and was jointly awarded the 2009 British Society of Criminology Book Prize.

    She has worked on a number of research projects, including Amnesty Guidelines Project, funded by the Nuffield Foundation (with T. Hadden); Role of Databases in Transitional Justice Research, funded by the Socio Legal Studies Association, (with C. O’Rourke); and Beyond Legalism: Amnesties, Transition and Conflict Transformation (with K. McEvoy and B. Dickson).

    Louise has also published a number of articles, including recently Amnesties’ Challenge to the Global Accountability Norm? Interpreting Regional and International Trends in Amnesty Enactment, in Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, (F. Lessa and L. Payne (eds.), (CUP 2012));Beyond the Courts? The Complex Relationship of Trials and Amnesty, in International Criminal Law. (W.A. Schabas (ed.) (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd 2012)); and Amnesties in Transition: Punishment, Restoration, and the Governance of Mercy, Journal of Law and Society 39 (3) (2012) 410-440 (with K. McEvoy).

    Visit Louise’s Ulster University Staff Page for further information.

  • Dr Luke Moffett

    Dr Luke Moffett

    +44 28 9097 3453

    Dr Luke Moffett PhD has recently completed his doctoral research on the role of victims within the International Criminal Court, which included field research in Northern Uganda. He has worked with a number of conflict affected communities in Rwanda, eastern Congo and Uganda in the past few years. His main research interests include victim recognition, the procedural role of victims, reparations, and the prosecution of international crimes.

    Luke is author of Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court (2014, Routledge). He has also had a number of articles published, including Reparative Complementarity: Ensuring an Effective Remedy for Victims in the Reparation Regime of the International Criminal Court, The International Journal of Human Rights, 17(3) (2013) 368-390; The Role of Victims in the International Criminal Tribunals of the Second World War, International Criminal Law Review (2012) 12(2) 245-270; and Ending the Cycle of Violence: Is Peace Possible in the Congo? East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 14(2) (2008) 462-477.


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