Amit Singh


Biography

Amit is a PhD student in Human Rights in Contemporary Societies, a Sylff fellow at the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research, holder of a Slovakian national scholarship, and a research associate at the Centre for the Study at Indian Languages Society in India. Amit holds MSc. in Human rights and multiculturalism from the University of Southeast Norway, M.A. in Human rights from Mahidol University, Thailand and M.A. in World History from Pondicherry University, India. He was a Fritt ord scholar (Norway), holder of SUPRA NORDIC scholarship (Denmark), and holder of Slovakia national scholarship. Amit has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Bangkok, Thailand) the United Nations Development Program (New Delhi, India), the National Human Rights Commission of India and the Philippines. His research interests are Hindu Nationalism, right-wing extremism, human rights and freedom of expression. In 2021, he was visiting researcher at Lund University, Sweden. Amit holds membership of The European Consortium for Political Research, the European Integration & the Global Political Economy Research Network, Columbia University, and the Indian Sociological Society.


Latest Publications

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Singh, Amit (2020), "RETHINKING: PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATION OF HUMAN RIGHT.", Quantum Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1, 5, 33-41

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Singh, Amit (2020), "The Paradox Between Universalism of Human Rights and Relativism of Culture: A Case Study of Honour Killings in India", Journal of Southeast Asian Human Rights, 4, 1, 253-270

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Singh, Amit (2019), "Irony of Human Rights Discourse in India: Apartheid in Perspective", Cabo dos Trabalhos, Critical Perspectives for the 21st Century, 19, 1-8

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