State and Religion, Islamist Movement, Political Islam, Domestic Politics, Populism, Nationalism, Turkey in the Middle East
2016-2017 Post-Doctoral Fellow at Lund University Center for Middle Eastern Studies (Sweden)
2013-2016 Lecturer at Ipek University Political Science Department (Turkey)
2011-2012 Visting Scholar at Lund University Center for Middle Eastern Studies (Sweden)
2009-2011 Research Assitant at Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)
2008-2009 Visting Scholar at Columbia University (USA)
Competing strategies, rising threat perceptions, and potentials for conflict
Turkey’s accusations against Sweden and Finland are informed by a purposefully broad and vague definition of terrorism that cannot be accepted by democratic countries, says Salim Çevik.
Erdoğan’s proposal to protect Kabul airport will require Ankara to reach separate agreements with the Afghan government and the Taliban. Salim Cevik argues that a broader settlement is possible – and Europe should support Turkey in this endeavour.
With his announcement that the Hagia Sophia will be reconverted into a mosque, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan is seeking to foment identity conflict for political gain. Thus far, the opposition has avoided the trap and declined to enter this fight. Salim Çevik argues that Europe should do the same.
Rapprochement with Egypt is a necessary first step for Turkey to break out of its self-induced isolation, but it will require concessions that Erdogan may not be willing to make.
Following a period of exceptionally warm relations, Turkey and Iran are now on a collision course. The outcome of the elections will not alter this course.
2021’e Doğru Ortadoğu’da bu hafta Alman Bilim ve Politika Vakfı’ndan (SWP) Dr. Salim Çevik, Körfez ülkelerinin Ortadoğu politikalarını değerlendirdi. Çevik, Körfez ülkelerinin anti-İran ve anti- İhvan politikalarına, anti- Türkiye boyutunun eklendiği görüşünde.