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Hakki Gurkas
Kennesaw State University
Occupation
Associate Professor
Contact
Email: hgurkas@kennesaw.edu
Secondary Phone: (470) 578-6291
Fax: (470) 578-9149
Dept of History & Philosophy
Kennesaw State University Social Science Bldg #2206, 402 Bartow Ave
Kennesaw, GA, 30144
United States
Discipline
History
Sub Areas
Turkish Studies
19th-21st Centuries
Geographic Areas of Interest
All Middle East
Turkey
Central Asia
Specialties
Festive Cult
Mod Turkey
Languages
Turkish (native)
Education
PhD | 2008 | History | Purdue University
MA | 2002 | History | Purdue University
Abstracts
The Blessed Birth Week: Invention of a New Religious Cultural Expression in Turkey From Private to Public: Changes in Commemorations of Rumi and Haji Bektash Alevi-Bektashi Revival in Turkish Thrace as Public Culture Multifaceted Negotiations between Sacred and Secular Aspects of Religious Festivals in Turkey Revival of Alevi-Bektashi Tradition in Festive Culture