Tamás Hoffmann

Tamás Hoffmann
Download CV Senior Research Fellow (TK JTI)
  • Department: Department of Criminal Law
  • Academic Title: PhD
  • Administrative Duties: Editor of the MTA Law Working Papers
  • Email: hoffmann.tamas@tk.hu
  • Phone: +36/1/224-6700 / 5105
  • Building: MTA HTK (Floor, room: T.0.15.)
  • List of Publications (MTMT)
Research Interests
  • Public  international law with special focus on international criminal law and international humanitarian law
Selected Publications
  • ‘The Crime of Genocide in Its (Nearly) Infinite Domestic Variety’ in Marco Odello, Piotr Łubiński (eds.) The Concept of Genocide in International Criminal Law - Developments after Lemkin (Routledge, 2020) 67-97.
  • ‘Crimes Against The People – A Sui Generis Socialist International Crime?’ (2019) 21 Journal of the History of International Law 299-329.
  • ‘Az emberiesség elleni bűncselekmények nemzetközi és magyar jogi szabályozása’ [International and Hungarian Legal Regulation of Crimes against Humanity] (2017) 58 Állam- és Jogtudomány, 29-55.
  • ’An Eternal Promise? – Three Sketches on the Universality of International Humanitarian Law’, in Enikő Dácz, Cristina Griessler and Kovács Henriett (eds.) Traum von Frieden – Utopie oder Realität?  (Nomos Verlag, 2015) 237-260.
  • ’Post-Second World War Hungarian Criminal Justice and International Law – The Legacy of the People’s Tribunals’, in Morten Bergsmo, Cheah Wui Ling, Yi Ping (eds.) The Historical Origins of International Criminal Law - Vol. II. (Torkel Opsahl, 2014) 735-763.
  • ’The Perils of Judicial Construction of Identity – A Critical Analysis of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia’s Jurisprudence on Protected Persons’ in Kim Rubenstein (ed) Connecting International Law with Public Law - Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World (C.U.P., 2014) 497-521.
  • ‘Trying Communism Through International Criminal Law? – The Experiences of the Hungarian Historical Justice Trials’ in Kevin Jon Heller and Gerry Simpson (eds) Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials (O.U.P., 2013) 229-247.
  • ’Squaring the Circle? – International Humanitarian Law and Transnational Armed Conflicts’ in Michael J. Matheson and Djamchid Momtaz (eds) Les Règles et Institutions du Droit International Humanitaire à l'Epreuve des Conflis Armés Récents/Rules and Institutions of International Humanitarian Law Put to the Test of Recent Armed Conflicts (Martinus Nijhoff – Hague Academy of International Law, 2010) 217-274.
  • ’The Gentle Humanizer of Humanitarian Law – Antonio Cassese and the Creation of the Customary Law of Non-International Armed Conflicts’ in Larissa van den Herik, Carsten Stahn (eds.) Future Perspectives on International Criminal Justice (T.M.C. Asser, 2010) 58-80.
  • ‘Individual Criminal Responsibility for Crimes Committed in Non-International Armed Conflicts - The Hungarian Jurisprudence on the 1956 Volley Cases’ in Stefano Manacorda, Adán Nieto (eds) Criminal Law Between War and Peace: Justice and Cooperation in Criminal Matters in International Military Interventions (Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2009) 735-753.
Research Projects
  • The relationship between international criminal law and domestic law; the influence of international law on the law of the Hungarian People’s Tribunals.

  • 2012-2015 Bolyai János Kutatói Ösztöndíj – A nemzetközi büntetőjogi normák „hibridizálódásának” jelensége
  • ”Project 10-ECRP-028 – ‘International Law through the National Prism: the Impact of Judicial Dialogue‘ (Judicial Dialogues in Eastern Europe subproject)”
  • ”Cost Action 1003 – International Law between Constitutionalisation and Fragmentation”