Conclusion and Discussion

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.


The Conclusion and discussion summarizes the findings regarding the contemporary meaning, contexts, actors, characteristics, and functions of Turkish folk music in the studied transnational context, as well as their interrelations. This is followed by observations and remarks regarding the past, present, and future of the genre in the studied transnational context. Finally, some suggestions for further research are provided.

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Sels, Liselotte. Conclusion and Discussion. Turkish Folk Music Between Ghent and Turkey - Context, Performance, Function. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Apr 2021. ISBN 9781781799499. Date accessed: 08 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39625. Apr 2021

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