Articles by Azher Hameed Qamar

August 18, 2023

Burning a holy book: the dilemma of free speech

Azher Hameed Qamar
Sweden has seen several Quran-burning incidents, which can reinforce anti-religious discourses and politicised campaigns against religious minorities. It can also put Swedish multicultural harmony at risk. Laws permitting this must be interpreted in the best interest of the people and their holistic well-being, argues Azher Hameed Qamar
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Azher Hameed Qamar
Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Social Work, Lund University

Azher is a writer, anthropologist, and teacher.

He obtained his doctorate from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Azher's research focuses on social resilience, migration, and social integration.

His postdoctoral study is about the social resilience of young adult migrants in Sweden; phenomenological research exploring young adult migrants' lived experiences.

He recently published a paper in Geoforum entitled Conceptualizing social resilience in the context of migrants' lived experiences, which deals with the challenges of conceptualising social resilience in migration studies, and provided a definition of social resilience in this context.

He tweets @AzherQamar

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