DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17192/meta.2014.3.2164

Benjamin Weineck is a researcher at the Universities of Bayreuth and Heidelberg. He studied Middle Eastern Studies in Mainz, Ankara and Heidelberg where he obtained his MA in Ottoman History in 2013. His current research is focused on both historical and contemporary issues of Alevism and the Alevis’ relationship to the Ottoman and the Turkish state.
email: benjamin.weineck@ori.uni-heidelberg.de