A Global Sense of Solidarity, in the Context of Narrow Nationalism: The Case of the Hizmet (Service) Movement from Turkey


  • Zeki Pariti


This paper is an effort to understand/present and outline how the Hizmet (Service) Movement; more popularly known as the Gulen Movement and named after the prominent Turkish scholar Fethullah G?len; on which hundreds conferences papers and many books are written, has developed a global sense of solidarity that has a sphere of influence on the global scale: Active in more than a hundred countries with schools, aid organizations, intercultural centers and business organizations, the G?len movement is considered to be one of the most significant social movements that arose from the Muslim world.

Author Biography

Zeki Pariti

Thai Turkish Business Association, Bangkok, Thailand