Dr. Salim Çevik

Dr. Salim Çevik

Research Division: Turkey/CATS


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)

Areas of Expertise:

State and Religion, Islamist Movement, Political Islam, Domestic Politics, Populism, Nationalism, Turkey in the Middle East

SWP Publications (selection):

Salim Çevik

Erdoğan’s Comprehensive Religious Policy

Management of the Religious Realm in Turkey

SWP Comment 2019/C 12, March 2019, 8 Pages


Salim Çevik

The Future of Opposition in Turkey

Overcoming Identity Politics Is the Key for Success

SWP Comment 2018/C 35, August 2018, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Salim Çevik

İdeal Yurttaşın Din ve Millet Kriteri. Muhafazakar Dusunce.

(Religion and Nationality as Markers of the Ideal Citizen)

in: Muhafazakar Düşünce, year 5, vol.18, Autum 2008, p. 147-166.

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Salim Çevik

Short- and Long-Term Impacts of the Escalation in Idlib

The current escalation in Idlib between Turkish and Russian-backed Syrian forces has two dimensions: the immediate Turkish involvement in Syria and the broader Turkish-Russian rapprochement. An assessment by Salim Çevik.

Point of View, 12.02.2020

SWP Comments

Hanns Günther Hilpert, Frédéric Krumbein, Volker Stanzel
China’s Guided Memory

How Historical Events Are Remembered, Glorified, Reinterpreted, and Kept Quiet

Richa Arora, Christian Wagner
India’s Citizenship Struggle

The Modi Government Pushes Its Nationalist Agenda

SWP Research Papers