Recipient

Hannah Highfill
Global Studies

Project

Hannah Highfill

2009
Mystic Islamic Groups in the Secular Republic of Turkey

I will ask 'how do modem Turkish Sufi groups form shared identitiesand religious practices without challenging the secular nature of the state?' To answer thisquestion I will explore the concept of ,sohbet' - spiritual conversations between

Note: This award was made as an Undergraduate Research/Honors Thesis Award. Those interested in global research are now encouraged to apply to the Carolina Global Initiative Award.

Location

Turkey