International Symposium of Sayyid Ali Sultan in Komotini

Western Thrace
Mon, 21 Nov 2022 6:56 GMT
International Symposium and Commemoration Events of Seyyid Ali (Kızıldeli) Sultan, organized in Komotini under the leadership of Seçek Minority Education and Culture Association, came to an end with the closing session on Sunday.
International Symposium of Sayyid Ali Sultan in Komotini

International Symposium and Commemoration Events of Seyyid Ali (Kızıldeli) Sultan, organized in Komotini under the leadership of Seçek Minority Education and Culture Association, came to an end.

Under the leadership of Seçek Minority Education and Culture Association, with the support of Hacı Bayram Veli University, Hacı Bektaş Veli Research Application and Research Center in terms of Turkish Culture and Razgrad Cem Association in Bulgaria, the International Symposium and Commemoration Events for Seyyid Ali (Kızıldeli) Sultan ended today (20 Nov.2022).

The International Symposium and Commemoration Events of Seyyid Ali (Kızıldeli) Sultan, which was held for the first time in Komotini and attended by scientists, academicians and researchers from Greece, Türkiye, USA, Albania, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Germany, Kazakhstan and North Macedonia, started on Saturday, 19 November and ended on Sunday.

On the first day of the symposium, which consisted of 6 sessions in total, 4 sessions were held. The last two sessions were held on Sunday, November 20. The two-day program ended with an evaluation session.

Sessions and attendees are as follows:

1st SESSION

Session Chair Prof. Dr. İhsan CAPCIOĞLU - Dr. Erdal KALAYCI

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ali Sinan BİLGİLİ, Seyyit Ali (Kızıl Deli) Sultan in Archive Documents

Speaker: Dr. Cenk GÜRAY, Rumelian Sayings: Breaths of Seyyit Ali Sultan.

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Hüseyin YALTIRIK, Breaths of Seyyit Ali Sultan in Thrace

Speaker: Dr. Rumyana MARGARİTOVA, Alevi - Bektashi Music in Bulgaria

Speaker: Prof. Dr. İlhan TOKSÖZ, 622 Years Patron of Sports Cultural Heritage in the 759th Anniversary of the Rhodopes Seyyid Ali Sultan

2nd  SESSION

Session Chair Prof. Dr. Aykut GOKSEL

Speaker: H. Dursun GÜMÜŞOĞLU, Seyyid Ali Sultan in the Divan of Sadık Abdal

Speaker: Slaveya NEDELÇEVA, Characteristics of Bektashism in Albania and Its Role in the Formation of Albanian National Identity

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Burçak VURAL, Sayyid Ali Sultan in Poetry, Floating Sayings, Breaths and Speeches

Speaker: Dr. Fatos DİBRA, Some Observations on the Course and Researches of Albanian Bektashi Literature

3rd SESSION

Session Chair Prof. Dr. Nuri GÜÇTEKİN

Speaker: Murat KÜÇÜK, Abdal Musa and Seyyit Ali Sultan

Speaker: Dr. Nevena GRAMATIKOVA, Seyyit Ali Sultan's Successor Otman Baba

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Ayşegül KILIÇ, From Sarı Saltuk to Seyyit Ali Sultan Rumelia: History Written by Dervishes

4th SESSION

Session Chair Assoc. Dr. Mustafa BOSTANCI

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Aziz ALTI, Seyyit Ali Sultan Lodge After the 16th Century

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Fahri MADEN, Closure of Bektashi Lodges: Seyyit Ali Sultan Lodge

Speaker: Dr. Memish SÜLEYMAN MERDAN, The Condition of Lodges After the Ottoman Empire: The Case of Seyyit Ali Sultan Ardılı Musa Baba Demir Baba Lodges

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Metin İZETİ, Tracing Seyyit Ali Sultan: Bektashi Lodges and Bektashis in Macedonia

5th  SESSION

Session Chair Prof. Dr. Halit ÇAL

Speaker: Dr. Ahmed AMEEN, Architectural Features of Seyyit Ali Sultan Lodge

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Neval KONUK, Seyyit Ali Sultan and His Surroundings in terms of Art History

Speaker: Assoc. Dr. Mark SOİLEAU, Explanation of the Bab in the Velayetname of Hacı Bektaş Veli, About the Sons of Hacı Bektaş Veli After His Death

6th SESSION

Session Chair Prof. Dr. Ahmet GUNSEN

Speaker: Luan AFMATAJ, Successors of Sayyid Ali Sultan Bektashis in Albania

Speaker: Ilir HAMZAJ, Salih Niyazi Baba and His Caliphs Distributed to the Balkans

Speaker: Alcan Cafer MUSTAFA, XIX. Demographics, Social-Economic Situation of the Ruşanlar Village in the Mid-Century

Speaker: Hüseyin BOSTANCI Seyyit Ali Sultan Victims and Activities

The session chair of the closing and evaluation section of the symposium organized by Seçek Minority Education and Culture Association was Hüseyin Gazi Culture Foundation Board of Trustees Chairperson Gülağ Öz.

The evaluation of the two-day international symposium was made by researcher-author Dursun Gümüşoğlu, Hüseyin Hürrem Ulusoy, Prof. Dr. Nuri Guctekin and Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Bostanci.

In the evaluation part, thanks were given to those who contributed to the realization of the symposium. It was stated that the symposium consisted of two parts, the historical part and the music part.

It is also stated that such symposiums will continue in the coming years.

Necmettin Kahya, President of Seçek Minority Education and Culture Association, made the closing speech of the event. The steward thanked all the participants and stated that the final declaration of the symposium will be published in January 2023.

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