Aleviness, Music, and Hospitality


  • Maja Bjelica Science and Research Centre Koper, Institute for Philosophical Studies, Slovenia



Aleviness, Alevi Music, Hospitality, nefes, deyiş


The paper examines urban Alevi traditional culture in Turkey as a possible example of an ethics of hospitality, drawing mainly from Alevi teachings and musical heritage. Through an examination of the lyrics of selected Alevi sacred songs the author presents various accounts of hospitality that are integral to Aleviness.


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How to Cite

Bjelica, M. (2022). Aleviness, Music, and Hospitality. Musicological Annual, 58(1), 101–121.