Professor Kürşat Demirci’s speech discusses the historic process of ancient Turkish beliefs based on literature. The main theme of the speech focuses on basic rituals from the Animist belief system to the function of the shaman, from supernatural powers to belief in the afterlife. The speech also addresses the impact of ancient Turkish beliefs on our understanding of Turkish Islam and the similarities between them.
February 02, 2022 – 19:00
February 02, 2022 – 21:00