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)
Centralisation of power has eroded state capacity
Prosecution of Istanbul mayor is the latest in a series of moves designed to abolish the competitive dimension of Turkey’s political system, argue Salim Çevik and Aslı Aksoy.
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.
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.