Conferences

Oral Presentations

  1. 18-19 April 2024. Qamar, A. H. The ’Café’: Non-state social actors’ initiative to create inclusive social spaces for migrants. Conference on Civil Society Studies 2024. Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  2. 16-17 February 2023. Qamar, A. H. The Church’s Café Serving Migrants in Sweden: Creating a Support Network for Social Resilience. Social Work Research Days 2023: Migration and Diversity in Social Work. University of Helsinki, Helsinki Finland.
  3. 17 November 2022. Qamar, A. H. The Traveller, Miner, and Gardener: Metaphors for Making Teaching and Learning a Meaningful Process. Lund University Conference on Teaching and Learning (LUTL-2022), Lund University, Sweden.
  4. 25-26 August 2022. Qamar, A. H. Social Dimensions of Resilience and Climate Change: A Rapid Review. Innovative Approaches: Climate Change Resilience in Urban Environments. Resilience in Urban Sudan (RUS) Project, Malmö University, Malmö Sweden.
  5. 12-13 July 2022. Qamar, A. H. Social Value of the Child: A Resource for Enhanced Social Experience and Social Resilience in Pro-baby Global South. Children and Childhood Conference, Ipswich, United Kingdom.
  6. 2-4 June 2022. Qamar, A. H. Researching Migrant Children: Proposing a Qualitative Research Mosaic. International Conference on Child Migration and Integration: Trends and Challenges, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law. Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  7. 10 Feb 2022 – Qamar, A. H. Problematizing Definition of Social Resilience: A Scoping Review of Popular Definitions. 2nd International Conference on Business, Management and Social sciences (ICBMASS-22). School of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  8. 9 Dec 2021 – Qamar, A. H. Motherhood: A Resource for Social Resilience and Holistic Wellbeing. International Conference on Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation: The Interplay of Mind, Body, and Soul. Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.
  9. 4 May 2021 – Qamar, A. H. Conceptualizing and Researching Resilience: Need for Theoretical and Methodological Triangulation. Knowledge for Sustainable Development – Lund University Research Conference. Lund University, Sweden.
  10. 5 March 2020 – Khalid, O & Qamar, A. H. Parents’ Perception of Infants’ Use of Smart Phones: A Systematic Review. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  11. 5 Macrh 2020 – Marwat, H & Qamar, A. H. Systematic Review on Contemporary Gendered Socialization: Multiple Dimensions. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  12. 5 Macrh 2020 – Hashmi, A & Qamar, A. H. Perceptions of University Students about Music Listening: A Qualitative Analysis. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  13. 5 Macrh 2020 – Kauser, R & Qamar, A. H. Religious Beliefs and Hygiene Behavior: Perceptions of Young Adults in Pakistan. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  14. 5 Macrh 2020 – Sarbuland, K & Qamar, A. H. A Qualitative Investigation of Lived Experiences of ‘Over-aged’ Unmarried Working Women in Pakistani Society. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  15. September 2019 – Qamar, A. H. & Ijaz, M, A. Quranic Perspective on Indirect and Relational Aggression. Islamic Perspectives on Modern Psychology. Riphah Institute of Clinical and Professional Psychology, Riphah International University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  16. April 2019 – Qamar, A. H. & Hashmi, A. Images of Motherhood in Feministic Debates: A Theoretical Perspective. First National Conference on Debates in Contemporary Gender Issues. Department of Gender Studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
  17. February 2019. Qamar, A. H. & Jamil, A. Infanticide: A Historical Perspective. Garrison National Conference of Psychology (GNSP): Emerging Psychosocial Challenges in Pakistan. Department of Psychology, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore-Pakistan.
  18. February 2019. Qamar, A. H. & Ijaz, M. My Best Teacher: Exploring Childhood Memories of University Female Students. International Conference of Applied Psychology Practices & Interventions (ICAP). Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan.
  19. December 2018. Siddiqui, A. S. & Qamar, A. H. The Experience of Childlessness among Punjabi women: A Qualitative Perspective. International Conference on Gender, Religion and Culture in Psychology: Issues, Challenges and Prospects. G.C University Lahore, Pakistan.
  20. December 2018. Qamar, A. H. & Liaqat, H. Humanitarianism: Dealing With DR Congo Crises And Forced Migration. International Conference on Interactions and Interchanges: Literature, Culture & Globalization, Kinnaird College for Women Lahore, Pakistan.
  21. December 2018. Nasir, M., Saba, H. & Qamar, A. H. Visual, Auditory and Tactile (Vat) Learning Styles of University Students. International Conference on Interactions and Interchanges: Literature, Culture & Globalization, Kinnaird College for Women Lahore, Pakistan.
  22. November 2018. Qamar, A. H. & Tahira, A. Perceptions of Mothers about the Disability and Competence of their Deaf Daughters. 6th International Conference on Research in Education (ICORE 2018), Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan.
  23. December 2017. Shahbaz, F., Zaffar, W. & Qamar, A. H. Perceptions of Parents about Healthy Diet for Preschool Children. International Conference on Health and Wellbeing, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  24. December 2017. Qamar, A. H. & Faizan, F. Childlessness, a Disease of Social Relations: Perceptions of Childless Punjabi Women. International Conference on Health and Wellbeing, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  25. December 2016. Ijaz, A. & Qamar, A. H. How do Female Commercial Pilots Experience Commercial Aviation in Pakistan. 6th International Conference on Psychology of Gender in Perspective: Issues and Challenges. National Institute of Psychology (NIP), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  26. December 2016. Qamar, A. H. & Zahra, A. Locating Gender in Matrimonial Ads: A Descriptive Content Analysis. 6th International Conference on Psychology of Gender in Perspective: Issues and Challenges. National Institute of Psychology (NIP), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  27. November 2016. Khan, K. A. & Qamar, A. H. Gender role stereotyping in Pakistani television advertisements. International Conference in Gender Studies, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  28. November 2016. Faizan, F. & Qamar, A.H. Perceived causes of divorce, effects and later adjustment of divorced women: A qualitative study. International Conference in Gender Studies, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  29. December 2015. Qamar, A. H. Sympathetic magic and magical thinking: ‘mistaken’ notion or a cognitive pattern. Indigenizing Clinical Psychology: Issues and Challenges, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
  30. March 2015. Qamar, A. H. & Zahra, A. Universality of the perception of punishment for heinous crimes. International Conference on Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
  31. March 2015. Javed, T. & Qamar, A. H. The perceptions of fear and excitement among new undergraduate female students. International Conference on Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
  32. March 2015. Niazi, F. & Qamar, A. H. Motivational factors behind volunteer activities. International Conference on Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
  33. 2 April 2012. Qamar, A. H. Pregnancy myths and early childcare: research reflections from the rural Punjab, Pakistan. International Conference on Social Sciences, Venice, Italy.

Workshop Presentations

  • 28-29 May 2024. Qamar, A. H. Social resilience and migration: The conceptual connections. Workshop on Crisis Inequalities and Social Resilience. Society for Critical Studies of Crisis (SCSC), Lund University, Sweden
  • 05 March 2024 – 08 March 2024. Qamar, A. H. “Social Resilience: A Paradigm Shift from Psychology of Resilience to Social Psychology of Resilience (I to We and We-ness)”. Social Work International Week. Hogeschool Utrecht. Institute for Social Work, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • 31 October -1 November 2023. Qamar, A. H. ‘Melting pot’ or ‘Salad Bowl’: Conceptualizing Social Integration and the Art of Living Together”. Resilience, Racism and Colonialism. Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR), Uppsala University, Sweden. https://www.ulapland.fi/EN/Webpages/POWERS/Uppsala-workshop-Resilience,-Racism-and-Colonialism

Panel Discussion Participant

Research Posters Presentations

  1. 18 April 2023. Qamar, A.H. Social resilience and the art of living together. Lund Sustainability Week 2023, Lund University and Lund Municipality, Sweden.
  2. March 2016. Khan, T & Qamar, A.H. How young girls locate gender in cartoon movies. First International Conference on Current Trends in Psychology, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan.

Conference Organizer

5 Mar 2020 – First National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Panel Discussion Moderator

5 Mar 2020 – “Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research in Pakistani Socio-Cultural Context”. National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Session Chair

  • 2 May 2022 – “Research for Sustainability and Change” International Conference on Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation: Knowledge for Sustainable Development – Lund University Research Conference, Sweden.
  • 8-9 Dec 2021 – “Qualitative Research in Clinical Psychology” International Conference on Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation: The Interplay of Mind, Body, and Soul. Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.
  • June 2021 – “Health Psychology”. International Conference of Management & Social Sciences. Department of Psychology, Lahore Garrison University.
  • Feb 2019 – “Media and Technology”. Garrison National Conference of Psychology (GNSP): Emerging Psychosocial Challenges in Pakistan. Department of Psychology, Lahore Garrison University.

Member of Scientific Committee

  • 9-10 Feb 2022 – 2nd International Conference on Business, Management and Social sciences (ICBMASS-22). School of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • 8-9 Dec 2021 – International Conference on Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation: The Interplay of Mind, Body, and Soul. Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.
  • 5 Mar 2020 – National Conference on Qualitative Psychology (NCQP2020). Department of Behavioral Sciences, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Other Activities

APA Convention 2020 Proposal Reviewer
Jan 2020 – Reviewed abstracts for qualitative research papers to be presented in APA Convention in August 2020 at Washington DC.