Nafi Baba Tasavvuf Araştırmaları Merkezi

Reconsidering Mevlevi Photographs Beyond the Established Clichés

To attend this online lecture, prior registration is necessary. Please send an email specifying your name and academic affiliation to by 25 January 2021 (Monday) at the latest. For technical reasons, the number of participants is limited. You will be informed about the organizational and technical procedure before the lecture starts.


Contested Boundaries of Islam: The Case of New York Sufis and Turkish Alevis

Dr. Markus Dressler is currently Heisenberg scholar at the Religious Studies Department of Leipzig University. He previously taught at universities in the U.S., Turkey, Germany, and Switzerland and published extensively on the Alevis, religion and politics in Turkey, as well as secularism. Publications include Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam (2013; turk. transl.