Qaisar Mahmood, born in Lahore , Pakistan, is a Swedish author currently employed as heritage manager at the Swedish National Heritage Board. In 2012 he published the book Jakten På Svenskheten where he describes his own journey in trying to find and portray a Swedish national identity. Mahmood has previously been chief secretary of the Swedish government’s integration policy committee.
Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student