Tarek Ali Hassan
 
Personal Information
Date of Birth : 19th October 1937, Cairo
Dr. Tarek Ali Hassan
Marital Status : Married February,1968
Egypt Address : 16 Zenab Kamel Hassan Street, Dokki, 12311, Cairo, Egypt
UK Address : 6 Stanton Road, London, SW 13 OEX Permanent medical registration,e-mail tarekaliha@aol.com
 
Qualifications
M.B.B.CH. (Hons), Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University,December 1959
M.R.C.P., Endocrinology (Edinburgh), October 1964
M.R.C.P. (London), June 1965
L.M.S.S.A. (London), November 1967
F.R.C.P. (Edinburgh), July 1978
F.R.C.P.(London)2000
 
Memberships of Cultural and Scientific Bodies
Founding Member of the PNP ;"People Not Psychiatry" Society in parallel with the R.D.Laing movement.
Egyptian Culture and Science Society
Association of Egyptian Writers and Artists
Founding Member, Egyptian Society for Group Training and the subdivisions of Holistic Health, Culture and psychodrama
International Advisory Council, Music Education for the Handicapped
Musician's Union
International Organisation for author's rights SACEM (Paris)
Afro-Asian Writer's Association
The New Civic Forum
Founding Member the Friends of the Opera Society
Founding member the Social Care Foundation for the Employees of the National Culture Center Cairo Opera
British Medical Association since 1968 (Fully registered medical practitioner UK since 1968)
Egyptian Medical Association
Association of Clinical Biochemistry
British Holistic Medical Association
Honorary President, the ZKH Foundation for Holistic Human Development (based in Egypt with several
International affiliates, NCNW USA, The British Council, Noraid, SIDA, CIDA, UNDP, WHO)
 
Academic and Cultural Distinctions, Awards, Decorations
Honours degree in Medicine since,1959
Gold Medal for Musical Composition, Inter-Universities Festival, Damascus, 1961.
Modern dramatic works performed at the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, (Fringe), August 1967, Durham, London, Brighton, Birmingham, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971.
Musical and Dramatic works commended by some of the World's leading conductors and critics and performed in many continents (from 1967 to present)
Second movement of Sinfonietta for strings formed the basis for a ballet (Artist and inspiration by Abd El Menem Kamel at the Cairo Opera House).
Delegate at the International Salzburg Seminar on Music and Medicine, March 1979.
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, grade Commandeur (decorated by one of France's top cultural orders for services to International Culture, drama and International communication and violence-resolution April 1991).
World Cultural Council Commendation for Conceptual Contributions to Science and Knowledge, Mexico 1986.
Elected to the presidium of the International Conference on Creativity and Global Dynamics, 1993, (Afro-Asian writers’ Association).
Recipient of the International Visitor Fellowship to the USA, August 1980.
First Chairman of Egypt's Ambitious Japanese/Egyptian endeavour; The National Cultural Centre and New Opera, 1989 - 1991.
Nomination for many National and International Prizes in the fields of the Arts, International communication, the Biological Sciences and Medicine.
Regular invitee to present keynote addresses at National and International Conferences and Symposia and at UN agencies.
Elected honorary president to the ZKH Foundation for Holistic Human Development, 1993.
Elected Chairman of the UN sponsored round table conference on Tolerance at Istanbul, 1993.
Egyptian Medical Association Medal for distinguished services to Medicine,1994.
Egyptian Ministry of Health Medal for distinguished services in the field of the Medical Specialities and Health.
International Diabetic Association Medal for Distinguished service in the field of Diabetes, 1994.
 
Appointments, Postgraduate Work
Junior and senior posts in hospital medicine, In the UK and in EGYPT till 1974.
Senior University posts in Medicine.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Medical Specialities and the Endocrinology Division, Al Azhar University (Women's Branch), (1974-79).
Raporteur to the National Conference for the reform of Medical Universities, committee on medical education ( Fayyoum 1978).
Regius Professor and Head of Department of Medical Specialities and the Endocrinology Division, Al Azhar University from 1980 - 1989, Delegated examiner to most Egyptian Universities.
Emeritus Professor of Medicine since November, 1998.
First and Founding Chairman of the National Cultural Center of Egypt and the new Cairo Opera, 1989 to November1992, helped establish the Opera singers, Opera Ballet and modern Ballet as well as experimental and modern drama.
Appointed Member of the Conseil d'Etat Supreme Court for Political Parties' Arbitration from 1991 - 1993.
Honorary President the ZKH Foundation for Holistic Human Development and its UK and international affiliates from April, 1993.
A Founding member of "think tanks" advising on contemporary issues in development, international relations and non-violent crisis resolution with representatives from the EU, USA and Asia pacific and South East Asian Countries, 1992 to present.

SOME PUBLICATIONS :

(See B- for books)

A- Research papers published

 

   IN THE MEDICAL AND HEALTH FIELDS

 

1966  I.M.D. Jackson, Tarek H.A. Hassan, C.R.M. Prentice and Margaret C.K.

Browning. "Insulin induced hypoglycaemia as a test of pituitary adrenal

function in thyrotoxicosis" Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,

26: 545-549.

 

1966 T.H.A. Hassan, W.R. Greig, J.A. Boyle. I.T. Boyle and T.G. Wallace

Toxic Diffuse Goitre in Monzygotic Twins, The Lancet, 6:3.6 - 3.8, 1966.

 

1967  W.R. Greig, I.T. Boyle, J.A. Boyle, J.A. Thomson,I.M.D. Jackson, T.H.A.

Hassan, R.W. Gray, E.W.  McGirr.

"Simple goitre in Glasgow and Dumfries school children.  "The Lancet 1: 590-593.

 

1975 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "Evolution of the concept of the pathogenesis of

toxic diffuse goitre and the case for L.A.T.S." Journal of the Egyptian Medical

Association.

 

1976 A.F. El-Ghobarey, M. Mavirikakis, L.S. Bain, T.H.A.

Hassan, W. Carson Dick. "C3 and T rosettes in rheumatoid arthritis."  International Journal of Rheumatology "R" (Paris) V 1 : 5 : 630468.

   

1978 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "Quasi cardiac complexes generated in the ECG

tracing by a non-cardiac source." Journal of the Egyptian Medical Association, 61 : 65-77.

   

1978 A.F. El-Ghobarey, W. Carson Dick, T. Hadidi, T.A.Hassan.  "Double blind comparison of two dose levels of alclofenac and placebo in rheumatoid arthritis". Revue Internationale de

Rheumatologie, Paris (From the work of the Joint Cairo-Glasgow study Group.)

 

1978 A.F. El-Ghobarey, Geza Balint, K. de Ceulaer, W. Carson Dick, W.W.

Buchanan, T. Hadidi, T.A. Hassan.  "Dermatomyositis : Observations on the

use of immunosuppressive therapy and review of literature.  Postgraduate

Medical Journal 54 : 516-527 (From the work of the Joint Cairo-Glasgow study Group.)

 

1980 Tarek H.A. Hassan, A. El-Ghobarey, Z. Balogh, W. Carson Dick.

"Rheumatoid arthritis - like picture with silent salmonellosis."  International

Journal of Rheumatology "R" (From the work of the Joint Cairo-Glasgow study Group.)

 

1981  Tarek H.A. Hassan. K. Saad El Din. A. Moustapha, A. El Garem. S. Abd

El Ghani.  "Immunological study in bilharzial hepatosplenomegalic cases

before and after splenectomy."  Al Azhar University Medical Journal. Vol.10.

No. 2, 235-239.

 

1983  A.M. Moustapha, T.A. Hassan, Z.A. Hassan, S.A. Ghani, R.M. Haridy. 

"Evaluation of Therapeutic Effect of Levamisole on Intestinal Nematodes"

Journal of the Egyptian Medical Association. (accepted 26-2-83).

 

1985  T.A. Hassan, K. Saad-el-Din, A. El-Garem, A. Moustapha and Soheir

Abd El Ghani.  "Immunological and clinicopathological studies for

postsplenectomy pyrexia in Bilharzial Cases".  Egypt. J. Med. Sci.  6 (2): 185-

193.

1987  T.A. Hassan, A.M. Mostafa, R. Khalil, O. Hassan, S.M. Abdel Ghany, S.

Massoud,  "Circulating "T" Lymphocyte Subpopulation in Mixed Schistosomal

Postviral Hepatitis Hepatosplenomegaly". J. Az.  Med. Fac. (Girls), Vol. 5, No.

2, 1987 (B).

IN THE FIELDS OF EDUCATION, TRAINING,  DEVELOPMENT,

BEHAVIOUR AND PHILOSOPHY

 

1978  M. Shaalan, A. Akabawi, T. Hassan, N. Iskander, E. Maayergi,

"The Training of Trainers." publications of the Egyptian Society for Group Training.

 

1978  M. Shaalan, Tarek H.A. Hassan, Moustapha Abu Auf. 

"Dhikr, a psychophysiological analysis." Publication of the Egyptian society for Group Training.

 

1979 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "Education in Sickbed".

(Abridgement of "on the urgent need for research regarding education in

general and medical education in particular in Egypt and parallel third world

Countries").  Population Sciences. Vol. 1, January 1979.

 

1979  M. Shaalan, Tarek H.A. Hassan. N. Younis. S. El Akabawi, M. Abu Auf,

F. Kamel. "The Group Dynamic Approach in Rural Health."

Publications of the Egyptian Society for Group Training.

 

1983  Hassan, T.H.A., "The current crisis of medicine and science and the place of music", The third international symposium on music in medicine, education, and

therapy for the handicapped, Ebeltoft, Denmark, 1983, published University

press of America, Lanham, New York, London, 1985.

 

1985  Hassan T.H.A., "On the urgent need for appraisal and research regarding education in third world countries. In "Tutorials in problem-based learning, a new direction in teaching the health professions" Editors, Willem S. de Grave, Jos H.C. Moust, Henk G. Schmidt. Network of community oriented educational institutions for the health sciences, Masstricht, the Netherlands. (Third reprint of original article of 1979).

 

1985  Hassan T.H.A., "The missed development in biology, the humanities and medicine, potential conceptual contributions from the expressive arts". Fusul, published by the Egyptian book organistion, March 1985. (In Arabic with English abstract).

 

1987  T. Hassan, Mohamed Shaalan, Nabil Younis, Adel Demerdash and K.

Ragab "Some psycho-social aspects of excessive fertility.  A preliminary investi-

gation". Banha Med. J. Vol. 4, No. 3, September, 1987.

 

1987  T.A. Hassan, Ahmed El Hawy, Mohamed Shaalan, Adila Mostafa,

Soheir Abd El Ghani, Nagla El Kholy, Effect of Information, Attitude and Behaviour of an Exposed Population on Schistosomiasis Morbidity and Treatment".  Sc.J. Az. Med. Fac. (Girls), Vol.  5, No.2, 1987 (B).

 
Some CONCEPTS EXPOUNDED in PUBLIC ADDRESSES PRESENTED AT THE NATIONAL CULTURAL CENTER and the UPPER AND LOWER HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN EGYPT (1990-1991)
On the essence of "developed/developing countries" co- operation in general and in relation to the Japanese-Egyptian co-operation in particular. At the celebration honouring the Japanese side at the handing over of the certificate ofcompletion for the NCC and Opera House, May 1990.
On the art/science interface. The joint French/Egyptian medical meeting at the NCC.
The importance of dialogue (Small theatre symposia established as a forum for pluralistic non-violent dialogue)
The grammar and ethics of dialogue.
Mokhtar and the role of the sculptor in National renaissance was it a missed opportunity? - The anniversary celebrations of Mahmoud Mokhtar.
My journey into music and through music and drama. Small theatre symposia on modern Composers in the Polyphonic style, organised by Dr. Z. Nassar.
Conceptual pathways open to the "third World". The Third Afro-Asian Conference on Philosophy.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on his bicentenary. Insights into the life, the death and the music.
On the meaning of "symphonic music", and its importance in the upbringing of generations oriented to pluralism.
The importance of counterpoint. Counterpoint in the expressive arts and the emergence of socio-political and conceptual pluralism. A complex and relevant dynamic.
What do we mean by the expressive arts. Art as imitation, repetition or as expression and exploration?
On the function of explorative arts in social renaissance and international communication.
The importance of the "contemporary" in art.
Monophonic and polyphonic art, the role and the socio-political significance.
Children's art: an adult delusion-affirming activity or a challenging liberation and education for ALL. Are we able to learn from children ?
Greek drama and the Osirian vision (Greek Egyptian frienship initiative at the Cairo Opera House)
On the importance of documentary cinema/digital video to erode the socio-political pre-assumptions and to increase the "reality" factor of social and individual concept of self, nation and world. Bridging the failure of tamed new breed intellectuals by introducing alternative mechanisms for the process of continuous reality validation.
Two documented sessions and debates at the Shura Council --the Egyptian Upper House-- reviewing the role of theexpressive arts in the laying the infrastructure for a renaissance at all levels and for the emergence of participatory civil society, the resolution of violence and of a new order of socio-political contract.
Two documented sessions on-site at the NCC with the Services Committee of the Peoples Assembly (Mr. Salah El Tarouty) and the Shura Council (Dr. Mahmoud Mahfouz), including general debate on the trans-formation from "show-stage Opera House" to National/trans-national Cultural Center. The importance of infra-structure and "root" work. The necessity of co-operation between education/information and cultural institutes at a national and international level.
Presentation of results of implementation of a new policy for the NCC.
 
The Opera Anniversary public presentation
October 1991 being a laid out long term policy for cultural activity and cultural exchange promoting tolerance communication and peace.(details outlined elsewhere)
 
DRAMA published, unpublished and new (in Arabic)
1987 Hassan, Tarek. "The Introduction". a series of studies and meditations on drama, music, religion and civilisation, including seven letters to Islamic Youth On Civilisation and the function of theatre.
the Bedouin/tribal versus the Agricultural organised society adaptations and their reflection on contemporary issues. 1991 Soliman, a drama,
Published by the General Egyptian Book Organisation GEBO (incorporates the "introduction" in the current print)
 
"Escaping the grip of the brazen images: The integration of life and faith". A collection of dramatic pieces (in Arabic), (1973-1981).
"Habibullah, Amadeus" An interactive monodrama on the life and death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1975-1983), (in Arabic).
 
An Unpublished new drama presented for publication and performance
Osiris passion and drama have been a core theme in much dramatic and philosophical writing. All this work culminated in the recent completion of a new dramatic work: The forbidden passion drama of Osiris as told by the great Imhotep who leads his followers to the enactment of the real drama in the stage space of the step pyramid of Sakkara, to counter the falsified drama of good and evil promulgated by the priests (unpublished new work 2002).
"Da capo al fini" (London 1968).
"Mass in C"; first performed at the Brighton Festival, 1969; Highgate, 1969; Birmingham, 1971. With electronic Music setting by David Cain and John Justin as speaker.
"The Thing", performed at Durham, with the LSE drama soc. Directed by Mike Simpson, 1968 and London,1969.
"Chocolate" or "Metamorphosis for survival", (performed in part London, 1967, 1968)
"Prometheus Manfredised, Tragedy of a Dying Species", (together with "chocolate" and "the thing" completes three dramatic works making a stage Trilogy).
Collected poems (in English), vol. I (1967); Vol. II (1969).
 
Poetry
some available poetry through link to authorsden.com links
  "Contratype Series I", First performed at Durham, 1967.
"Contratype Series III:, first performed at Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama(fringe), 1967.(follow the article on group evolution drama at authors den  link)
 
Paintings
Osiris drama related paintings (several individual and group exhibitions).
 
Some available musical works
Three Duets for Two Violins; A minor(1948), F major, B minor(1949-1950).
"The Blind Boy. "Song for Voice and Piano (1951), (first performance Prague, 1957).
Duet in D Minor for Two Violins.(1952), Also arranged as :
Divertimento in D minor for small orchestra, (first Performed Stockholm,1990,Cairo,1992) (Reg No. 11, dur. 10').
Sonata for Violin and Piano (1954) (First Performance Cairo,1960; Damascus, 1961).
Symphonic Suite for Orchestra "Al Mansoura' (1956),(Reg No. 1, dur. 30') (Victory, Funeral, Dances, Festival), first performed in Cairo,1981, CSO Conductor El Sissi, Alexandria, 1983 CSO conductor Ole Schmidt.
(Reg No. 2, dur. 20') Sonata for Flute/Recorder and Piano (1958), (First performance Salzburg. 1980; Cairo, 1983).
(Reg No. 3, dur 20')Three Songs for Voice and Piano:(1962) "When to the sessions of sweet silent thought..."; "Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore..."; "La mort des amants". Performed London, Paris, Salzburgh,New York.
Arabesque for solo Cello, (1979), First performed Cairo, 1990.
Elegy for solo Cello, (1979) First performed Cairo, 1993.
(Reg No. 4, dur 30') Sinfonietta for strings on Egyptian Themes.(1987) First performance Cairo, 1988, CSO conducted / Thomas Christian David, Vienna Musikverein, 1989.
Songs from Salah Abd El Sabbour (unfinished).
(Reg No. 5, dur 12')"Fanfare" commissioned for the opening of the Opera, for Brass and mixed percussion (1988), First performance, Manchester 1989, conductor Ole Schmidt.
(Reg No. 6, dur 30')Variations for String Orchestra on Egyptian Folk themes (1985).
(Reg No. 7, dur 15') Introduction and Allegro for Wind Orchestra (1990) Comissioned by Franco Pezulo for the festival of contemporary music Napoli, first Performed Napoli, 1992, Cairo 1993.
(Reg No. 8, dur 10') "Claudio Chorale" for unaccompanied voices (1990).
(Reg No. 9, dur 10') available via web link Variations on an Egyptian theme for Piano quartet (1990)First Performed Heliopolis, Holistic Care Society, under the patronage of Mrs Moubarak 1991).
(Reg. No 10, dur 30') Piano Quartet, in three movements (1994), (dedicated to Marianne von Grunigen),first performed Cairo, November, 1994).
Sonata for Cello and Piano (1995).

String Quartet No.1 in F minor (1962)

String Quartet No.2 (2003)

String Quartet No.4 (2004)

Fantasia for violin and piano

Fantasia for viola, flute and piano

 

Concerto for Harp and Orchestra (unfinished) Commissioned for the Harpist Florence Sitruc-Shoeble in collaboration with the Goethe Institute.
* CDs available via ZKH foundation. tracks and videos to watch and listen on lastfm.com search on tarek ali hassan.
Publishers and printers, in the fields of Music, Drama and painting.
ZKH Foundation for Holistic human Development, Cairo, Egypt, fax 20 2 3372303 for Contacts for scores, scripts, notes, cds, permission for performance broadcasting or recording ..etc.
 
Some published books
   
Education, Medicine and health
 
1974 Tarek H.A. Hassan, "The University Teaching Hospital, a critical study and proposals for Development". El Ghad publishing House, Cairo.
1983 M. Sabbour, T. Hassan, M. Shaalan. "On the Crisis of Modern medicine". A book on current problems in Medical Education and Practice. Egyptian Society for Group Training, (in Arabic).
ACADEMIC MEDICINE
 
1987 Tarek H.A. Hassan, intro. by M. Sadek Sabbour. "Learning with Objectives and Feedback, a New Approach to Endocrinology." Central Agency for University and School Books, Cairo.
1985 Hassan, Tarek. "A guide to medical endocrinology", Macmillan, London.
 
Examples of papers and researches in the medical educational and health fields
1978 M. Shaalan, A. Akabawi, T. Hassan, N. Iskander, E. Maayergi, "The Training of Trainers." publications of the Egyptian Society for Group Training.
1978 M. Shaalan, Tarek H.A. Hassan, Moustapha Abu Auf. "Dhikr, a psychophysiological analysis." Publication of the Egyptian society for Group Training.
1979 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "Education in Sickbed".(Abridgement of "on the urgent need for research regarding education in general and medical education in particular in Egypt and parallel third world Countries"). Population Sciences. Vol. 1, January 1979.
1979 M. Shaalan, Tarek H.A. Hassan. N. Younis. S. El Akabawi, M. Abu Auf, F. Kamel. "The Group Dynamic Approach in Rural Health." Publications of the Egyptian Society for Group Training.
1983 Hassan, T.H.A., "The current crisis of medicine and science and the place of music", The third international symposium on music in medicine, education, andtherapy for the handicapped, Ebeltoft, Denmark, 1983, published University press of America, Lanham, New York, London, 1985.
1985 Hassan T.H.A., "On the urgent need for appraisal and research regarding education in third world countries. In "Tutorials in problem-based learning, a new direction in teaching the health professions" Editors, Willem S. de Grave, Jos H.C. Moust, Henk G. Schmidt. Network of community oriented educational institutions for the health sciences, Masstricht, the Netherlands. (Third reprint of original article of 1979).
1985 Hassan T.H.A., "The missed development in biology, the humanities and medicine, potential conceptual contributions from the expressive arts". Fusul, published by the Egyptian book organistion, March 1985. (In Arabic with English abstract).
 
Examples of successfully defended MD and MS thesis BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY HEALTH AND MUSIC
1979 Analytical studies on the music and rhythms used in the Zaar folk therapeutic ritual.
1981 Comparative studies of Islamic Sufi practice and contemporary psychoanalysis.
1982 Evaluation of current quarantine services in Cairo Airport.
1983 A study of children labelled at school as: "Low Achievement Child".
1983 Obesity and the heart. A review.
1984 Some effects of sudden permanent physical handicapping injury on otherwise healthy adults.
1985 Study of social and psychiatric factors underlying excessive fertility.
1986 Behavioural factors in infection, re-infection and complications in Egyptian Schistosomiasis, the role of group training and education techniques.
1988 A comparative study of the concepts concerning the functions of the heart and circulatory system in the works of the great Arab physicians and their European contemporaries and present concepts.
1995 Assessment of patients' and doctors' attitudes and knowledge in diabetic care
 
Examples of CONCEPTS, STUDIES & RESEARCH PRESENTED PUBLICLY AND TO SPECIALISED AND LAY CONFERENCES DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION AND HEALTH
1978 Tarek H.A. Hassan, study Group, "Goals of Medical Education." Medical Education Conference, Fayoum (Arabic).
1983 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "Introducing problem solving community health oriented approaches in Egyptian medical faculties." The International Symposium on problem based learning in the health sciences, Maastricht, Holland. (follow up on the co-operative work with the groups in Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow, for development of medical education, together with Masstricht and McMaster -Canada- centers).
 
Examples of SOME CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS IN MODERN ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE
"Morphologic and Morphometric Analysis of Endocrine Pancreas in Elderly Males". Conference of the Society of Applied Endocrinology.
1993 Hassan, T.A.; Hammad, F.K.; Fawzy, O.A. and Abdel Galil, G.H. Pattern of Human Body Hair Distribution Among Egyptian Females, Conference of the Society of Endocrinology.
 
Examples of PRESENTATIONS in PHILOSOPHY, CULTURE and MUSIC
1979 Tarek H.A. Hassan."Music's conceptual contribution to medicine and to concepts of physical and mental health." Salzburg International Seminar.
1983 Tarek H.A. Hassan. "The current crisis of modern medicine and the conceptual role of music," 3rd International Symposium in Music, Medicine, Education and Therapy for the handicapped, Ebeltoft-Aarhus, Denmark.
1995 Tarek H. A. Hassan, "Complementarity of the Expressive Arts" By commission of the Specialised Council for National Studies.
 
Examples: PRESENTATIONS in INTERNATIONAL and CROSS-NATIONAL COMMUNICATION INITIATIVES
1980 Tarek H.A. Hassan."Tragic concepts of health, education and development governing the western dialogue with the third world" Institute of Middle Eastern Studies, Washington, D.C.
1993 Tarek H. A. Hassan,"Laying the foundations for multi-dimensional pluralism as a survival necessity for all." Paper presented to the International Conference on Creativity & Global Dynamics.
1993 T.H.A. Hassan, Contemporary Analysis of Barriers to Communication in Preparation for Launching the International Year Tolerance 1995, under the auspices of UNESCO and Marmara University, Istanbul
1994 Tarek H. A. Hassan, "The crisis of communication between the Islamic world and the West. Suggested pathways to non-violent conflict resolution and dialogue",The International Conference on the role of mass media, organised by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Peoples Aid and IPS.
1995 Tarek H. A. Hassan, " Beyond "EuroAmerican centrism" and " I-centrism, Is the concept of "cold war" an expression of self damaging ego-centrism?"", developed for the Asian Diplomats Group Symposium, Cairo, Egypt.
1997 Tarek H.A. Hassan, Mechanisms for Pluralism and non-violent conflict resolution in the 21st Century Global Village, The International Philosophy Conference, Cairo, Egypt
1998 Tarek H.A. Hassan, The concept of the "other" in human social history The International Philosophy Conference, Cairo, Egypt.
1998 Tarek H.A. Hassan, Epistemological confusion feeding phenomena of fanaticism and politicised religion,The Ibn Khuldun Centre Symposia, Cairo, Egypt.
 
 
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