The Turkish Folk Music Network in Ghent

Turkish Folk Music Between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function - Liselotte Sels

Liselotte Sels [+-]
AP University College Antwerp
Liselotte Sels is a researcher and research coordinator at AP University College Antwerp. She received her PhD in Art Science from Ghent University in 2014. In 2015, she worked as a postdoctoral visiting researcher at UC Santa Barbara, supported by a BAEF fellowship. Recent publications include the book chapter “Mixing Multiple Tracks: Migration, Diaspora and Transcultural Music in Flanders” in Made in the Low Countries (Routledge, 2017) and the article “EMRUZ | Nieuwe muziek in Iran” in FORUM+ (2018). Liselotte is active as a harpsichordist, (forte)pianist, and continuo player.


Chapter 2 presents the current Turkish folk music network in Ghent, and highlights its different roles (commissioner, performer, listener, educator) by defining them, explaining their modalities, and portraying their institutional and individual representatives. Furthermore, it describes central places essential to Turkish folk music performance and education in Ghent. The data collection proceeded with the same methods as the first chapter.

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Sels, Liselotte. The Turkish Folk Music Network in Ghent. Turkish Folk Music Between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Jul 2021. ISBN 9781781799499. Date accessed: 28 Oct 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39618. Jul 2021

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