Articles and Book Chapters

2016 “George B. Nutting: Letter to the Missionary Herald (Turkey, 1860) and Baha Said Bey: Alevi Communities in Turkey: Alevism in Convents and Alevism within Society (Turkey, 1926),B. Bentlage, M. Eggert, H.M. Krämer, S. Reichmuth (eds.): Religious Dynamics under the Impact of Imperialism and Colonialism: A Sourcebook, 325-33.

“Köprülü’den İnalcık’a Tarih, Tarihyazımı ve Siyaset”, Duvar Dergisi 28: 23-31.

“Alevism Contested,” Muslime im Spannungsfeld zwischen Kritik und Konformität, Cologne: Plural Publications, 103-112.

2015 “Historical Trajectories and Ambivalences of Turkish Minority Discourse,” New Diversities 17.1: 3-20. Online: http://newdiversities.mmg.mpg.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/2015_17-01_02_Dressler.pdf

“Rereading Ziya Gökalp (1876-1924): Secularism and Reform of the Islamic State in the Late Young Turk Period,” International Journal for Middle Eastern Studies 47.3: 511-531.

“Turkish Politics of Doxa: Otherizing the Alevis as Heterodox,” Philosophy & Social Criticism 41.4-5: 445-451. Turkish transl.: “Turkish doksa siyaseti: Alevilerin heterodoks olarak ötekileștirilmesi,” Birikim 309/310: 15-19.

The Discovery of the Alevis’ Shamanism and the Need for Scholarly Accuracy,” M. Öz, F. Yeșil (eds.), Ötekilerin Peşinde. Ahmed Yașar Ocak Armağan’ı, Istanbul: Timaş, 605-612.

2014 “‘Our Alevi and Kurdish Brothers’ – Some Remarks on Nationalism and Minority Politics in Turkey,” K. Omarkhali (ed.): Religious Minorities in Kurdistan: Beyond the Mainstream, Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz, 139-57. Turkish transl. in: K. Omarkhali (ed.), Kürdistan’da Dini Azınlıklar. Ana-Akm Dışında Kalanlar, Istanbul: Avesta, 2014, 225-249.

2013  “Was ist das Alevitum? Die aktuelle Diskussion und historische Traditionslinien,” Karolewski, J.; Langer, R.; Motika, R. (ed.): Ocak und Dedelik: Institutionen religiösen Spezialistentums bei den Aleviten. Frankfurt am Main [et al.]: Peter Lang, Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, 13-35.

“Der moderne dede: Religiöse Autorität im Wandel,” Karolewski, J.; Langer, R.; Motika, R. (ed.): Ocak und Dedelik: Institutionen religiösen Spezialistentums bei den Aleviten. Frankfurt am Main [et al.]: Peter Lang, Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, 241-66.

2012 “Fuad Köprülü’nün Çalışmalarında ‘Heterodoks İslam’,” Taştan, Y. K. (ed.): Mehmet Fuat Köprülü. Ankara: T. C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı, 345-356.

“Fuad Köprülü’nün Tarihyazısına Milliyetçiliğin Etkisi,” Taştan, Y. K. (ed.): Mehmet Fuat Köprülü. Ankara: T. C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı, 207-218.

2011 “The Religio-Secular Continuum. Reflections on the Religious Dimensions of Turkish Secularism.” Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo (eds.), After Secular Law, Stanford University Press, 221-241.

“Making Religion Through Secularist Legal Discourse: The Case of Turkish Alevism,” Markus Dressler, Arvind-Pal S. Mandair (eds.), Secularism and Religion-Making, Oxford University Press, 187-208.

“Introduction: Modernity, Religion-Making, and the Postsecular,” Markus Dressler, Arvind-Pal S. Mandair (eds.), Secularism and Religion-Making, Oxford University Press 2011, 3-36; co-author: Arvind-Pal S. Mandair.

2010                “How to Conceptualize Inner-Islamic Plurality/Difference: ‘Heterodoxy’ and ‘Syncretism’ in the Writings of Mehmet F. Köprülü (1890-1966),” British Journal for Middle Eastern Studies 37.3 (2010): 241-260.

“Between Legalist Exclusivism and Mysticist Universalism. Contested Sufi Muslim Identities in New York,” Muslim World 100.4: 431-451.

“Public/Private Distinctions, the Alevi Question, and the Headscarf. Turkish Secularism Revisited,” Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Linell Cady (eds.), Comparative Secularisms in a Global Age, Palgrave, 121-142.

“Mehmed Fuad Köprülü’nün Çalışmalarında Bektaşilik ve Aleviliğin Yeri,” Gıyasettin Aytaş, Yusuf Doğan, Deren B. Akman Yeşilel (eds.), Hacı Bektaş Velî’nin Tarihsel Kimliği, Düşünce Sistemi ve Etkileri, Ankara: Hazar Reklam, 87-92.

2009                 “Pluralism and Authenticity: Sufi Paths in post-9/11 New York”, Markus Dressler, Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer (eds.), Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality, London: Routledge, 77-97.

“Introduction,” Markus Dressler, Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer (eds.), Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality, London: Routledge; co-authors: Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer, 1-12.

“Irène Mélikoff’s Legacy: Some Remarks on Methodology.” Türk Kültürü ve Hacı Bektaş Veli Araştırma Dergisi 52.3: 13-20.

2008                 “Religio-Secular Metamorphoses: The Re-Making of Modern Alevism,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 76/2: 280-311.

“Turkey,” Andrew Rippin (ed.): The Islamic World, London: Routledge, 53-69.

2006              “The Modern Dede: Changing Parameters for Religious Authorities in Contemporary Turkish Alevism,” Gudrun Krämer, and Sabine Schmidtke (eds.): Speaking for Islam. Religious Authorities in Muslim Societies. Leiden et al.: Brill, pp. 269-294; French translation published as “Le dede moderne: évolution des paramètres de l’autorité religieuse de l’Alévisme dans la Turquie contemporaine,” Sociologie et Sociétés 38 (special issue:  Religion et politique dans les sociétés contemporaines): 69-92.

2005              “Inventing Orthodoxy: Competing Claims for Authority and Legitimacy in the Ottoman-Safavid Conflict,” Hakan T. Karateke and Maurus Reinkowski (eds.): Legitimizing the Order. The Ottoman Rhetoric of State Power. Leiden et al.: Brill, pp. 151-173.

2003              “Turkish Alevi Poetry in the Twentieth Century: The Fusion of Political and Religious Identities,” Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 23 (special issue: Literature and the Sacred): 109-154.

“Alevi Geleneğin Dinsel Boyutları,” İbrahim Bahadır (ed.): Bilgi Toplumunda Alevilik. Bielefeld: Bielefeld Alevi Kültür Merkezi, pp. 19-43.

“Einblicke in den osmanisch-türkischen Islam. Eine Religionsgeschichte,” Johannes Kalter and Irene Schönberger (eds.), Der lange Weg der Türken. 1500 Jahre türkischer Kultur. Stuttgart: Lindenmuseum, pp. 238-250.

2001              “Die kemalistischen Reformen und die Aleviten,” Ismail Engin and Erhard Franz (eds.): Aleviler / Alewiten, Vol. 3: Siyaset ve Örgütler / Politik und Organisationen. Hamburg: Deutsches Orient Institut, pp. 15-34.

“Die türkische Zivilreligion und die NATO,” Werner Kremp and Berthold Meyer (eds.): Religion und Zivilreligion im Atlantischen Bündnis (Atlantische Texte 14). Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, pp. 321-335.

“‘Die bedrohte Republik’. Von der Niederschlagung des Scheich-Said-Aufstands 1925 bis zur Schließung der Tugendpartei,” SPIRITA. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft F15-F18.

“Gibt es einen islamischen Säkularismus? Zur alevitischen Kemalismus-Interpretation in der Türkei, Dietrich Reetz (ed.): Sendungsbewußtsein oder Eigennutz: Zu Motivation und Selbstverständnis islamischer Mobilisierung (Studien/Zentrum Moderner Orient; Bd. 14) Berlin: Das Arabische Buch, pp. 127-152.

1999                 “Das ‘Türkische Muslimentum’. Die Türkei zwischen ethnischer und religiöser Identität im Spiegel der Türkischen Presse,” Istanbuler Almanach 3: 48-59.

1998     “Der Teilnachlaß von Karl Bornhausen,” Journal for the History of Modern Theology/ Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte 5: 248-273.

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