Tarek Heggy

Tarek Heggy : Visiting Professor at several world-class universities; barrister-at-law before the Supreme Court of Egypt; Former Chairman & CEO of Shell Oil Companies in the Major-resource holders; 2008 winner of the Italian cultural prize Grinzane Cavour;Author of 19 books in Arabic (ten of which have been translated into English, French & Italian); Co-Founder of the Chair of Coptic Studies at The American University in Cairo and of "Tarek Heggy's Scholarship in Jewish Studies" at the University of Toronto.

Formerly : member of the advisory Board of the RAND Organization "Centre for Middle East Public Policy" of the initiative for Middle Eastern Youth (IMEY); member of the Advisory Board of Just Journalism (UK);Member of Egypt Supreme Culture Council (Management Sciences Committee); Board member of The Egyptian Society for Historic Studies; member of the board of trustees of the MSA University (Cairo, Egypt); Member of the board of The Faculty of Economics and Political Science of Cairo University; Member of the board of The Middle East Research Centre of Ain Shams University (Cairo); Vice President of The Arab Management Society; Member of Egypt Writers Association; Chairman of Heliopolis Library; From 1973 till 1979: Asst. Professor at Constantine University/Algeria and The University of Fes/Morocco.


Writings by Tarek Heggy  (View Biography)

Title Date
Where is the Evidence? (1 comment) July 25, 2012 at 3:30 am
The Holders of Absolute Truth (2 comments) July 19, 2012 at 4:30 am
Political Islam Threat to Diversity? (5 comments) July 17, 2012 at 4:30 am
Thoughts on the Muslim Mind (1 comment) July 13, 2012 at 4:00 am
Egypt: What Happened? (3 comments) July 2, 2012 at 4:30 am
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: Personal, to Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton June 25, 2012 at 4:30 am
Egypt's Revolution: What Happened? (3 comments) June 1, 2011 at 5:00 am
Placing the Arab Revolutions in Context May 18, 2011 at 5:00 am
Ten Random Observations May 16, 2011 at 4:00 am
The Reality of the Muslim Brotherhood (1 comment) February 11, 2011 at 4:45 am
Comment on What Happened February 1, 2011 at 8:15 am
Three Interlinked Arab Problems August 26, 2010 at 5:00 am
Militant Islam: Questions for the West (1 comment) June 3, 2010
The Proliferation of the Radical Jinni November 23, 2009 at 7:00 am
Egypt: If I Were a Copt (1 comment) August 18, 2009 at 5:30 am
Islam Today: Interpretations of Islam (1 comment) May 26, 2009 at 6:30 am