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Fields of Activity

DEA’s Academic Work Topics

• Society and politics
• Religious, Historical, Philosophical, Legal, Political and Artistical thoughts in Alevism
• World religions
• Universities and Schools
• Press and Media education
• Research, analysis and literature
• Personal Development, Education on an Institutional, Administrative and Association basis,
International Academic Conferences
• Multi-field studies
• Multiculturalism
• Environment
• Humanism
• Alevism, History of Alevism, Alevi Rituals
• Cem, Semah, Alevi Philosophy
• The Alevi Path and Followings
• Field Studies about Alevis and Alevism
• Alevi Migration and Alevi existence in immigrant conditions
• The appearance and visibility of Alevis within the public sphere
• The participation of Alevis in European politics
• Membership, directorshipand activism within voluntary Alevi organisations
• Women in Alevism, being a female Alevis
• Alevism and Youth
• The Significance of the Legal Struggle and Our Legal Frameworks,
• The recognition, conception and understand of the Alevi faith and itshistorical, philosophical, legal, political and artistic thoughts.

What are the aims of the DEA?

• Collaboration with Universities and Schools
• Press and media education
• Research, analysis and literature
• Personal and Institutional Training Seminars
• International Academic Conferences
• Multi-field studies
• Social service policies
• Projects on migration-adaptation and multicultural living
• Family Education
• Child and youth education – career advice services
• Social services, care and support for the elderly
• Social problems
• Institutionalisation
• Education on an Institutional andAdministrative basis for Federations & Alevi Cultural Centres
• Women’s activities
• Youth activities
• Strategies for organisation
• Lobbying
• Relations with Non-GovernmentalSocieties