Dr. Salim Çevik

Dr. Salim Çevik


Research Division: Turkey/CATS
Associate

salim.cevik(at)swp-berlin.org

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:

Turkey, Elites and elite change, Human rights, Nation- and state-building, Political Islam / Islamism, Political systems, Populism

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

doi:10.18449/2019C12

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):

Arzu Yılmaz

Arzu Yılmaz ile 2021’e Doğru Ortadoğu (5) – Körfez ülkeleri ve Ortadoğu – Dr. Salim Çevik: “Anti-İran ve anti-İhvan politikalarına anti-Türkiye boyutu ekleniyor”

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.

in: medyascope.tv, 05.10.2020
Salim Çevik

Tensions at the Eastern Mediterranean

Interview by Muntaha al Ramahi, in: alarabiya.net, News Bulletin, 27.08.2020 (video)
Salim Çevik

Political Implications of the Hagia Sophia Reconversion

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.

Point of View, 17.07.2020
Salim Çevik

Warum die Unzufriedenheit mit Erdogan wächst

Die Corona-Krise wird für den türkischen Präsidenten zur Bewährungsprobe. Längst bringen sich Gegenspieler in Stellung und greifen an, wo Erdogan verwundbar ist. Ein Interview mit dem Türkei-Experten Salim Cevik.

Interview mit Marina Zapf, in: capital.de, 03.04.2020
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

Media quotes (selection):

Elmas Topcu

Turgut Öker davası ve Alisiz Aleviler

Avrupa Alevi Birlikleri Konfederasyonu Onursal Başkanı Turgut Öker hakkında Türkiye’de açılmış iki dava, altı soruşturma var. Öker, Alevilerin hakları için Avrupa’da verdiği mücadele nedeniyle hedef alındığı görüşünde.

dw.com, 23.02.2020

SWP Podcast

Günter Seufert, Ilke Toygür
EU-Turkey relations: Between democracy and transactionalism

Following the European Council meeting last week which suggests a dual approach for Turkey-EU relations, William Noah Glucroft talks to Günter Seufert and Ilke Toygür about the most important issues that are confronting the EU-Turkey relations with a special focus on the next steps.


Alan Makovsky, Ilke Toygür
New US President - Boost or Blow for EU's Tricky Ties with Turkey?

Damien McGuinness talks to Alan Makovsky and Ilke Toygür about what a Biden presidency means for EU-Turkey relations. Will it improve that rocky relationship? And what does the US expect from the EU?


SWP Research Papers

Sinem Adar, Günter Seufert
Turkey’s Presidential System after Two and a Half Years

An Overview of Institutions and Politics


Günter Seufert
Is the Fethullah Gülen Movement Overstretching Itself?

A Turkish Religious Community as a National and International Player