Below you will find reports, scientific papers, book chapters and theses written for universities and think tanks. For the ESI reports to which I contributed between 2007 and 2013 please visit:
The most recent publication and the one I am most proud of, is my PhD thesis, which I wrote as an external student at the University of Hamburg from October 2015 to October 2016. The thesis, entitled “Brazil-Turkey Relations – a role theoretical analysis of emerging powers” was published on 3 November 2017 and is available for free at


December 2014, Die Kurden und der IS (zusammen mit Ergin Güneş) Welttrends,

May 2014, “A Political Romance: Relations between Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina”, co-author, Populari think tank Sarajevo,

June 2012: Book chapter: “Civilianizing Turkish policy – civil society in decision-making and civil-military relations“, in Abbas Kadhim (ed.), “Governance in the Middle East and North Africa”, Routledge International Handbooks

Inamo, Fall 2011: “Die Aleviten“,

Book chapter summer 2011: “The AKP, Civil Society and the Kurdish Question“, in Marchetti/Tocci: “Conflict Society and Peacebuilding“, Routledge New Delhi,

January 2011, Südosteuropa 58 (2010) together with Gerald Knaus
Generals, Christians and Turkey’s European Revolution

19 August 2009, Turkish Foreign Policy: From “Surrounded by Enemies” to “Zero Problems”
Centre for Applied Policy Research (CAP) – Policy Analysis

8 August 2009, Turkey: Regional Elections and the Kurdish Question (Peer reviewed)
Caucasus Review of International Affairs,

FernUniversität Hagen, Kurden in der Türkei – Kann Völkerrecht zum Frieden führen?
Master’s thesis, September 2008 (bitte kontaktieren Sie mich für ein pdf Dokument)

Turkish Policy Quarterly, Was There, Is There, Will There Be A Kurdish Plan?, August 2008,

Freie Universität Berlin, Zivilgesellschaft in autoritären Staaten – Ägypten und die Türkei im Vergleich, Master’s Thesis in Political Science, June 2000,