Dilek Kurban is a Fellow and Lecturer at the Hertie School. Her research interests include legal mobilisation, supranational courts, the European Court of Human Rights, judicial politics in authoritarian regimes, minority rights, forced displacement and state violence in politico-ethnic conflicts, with a specialisation in Turkey. Between 2012 and 2019, she was the Turkey expert of the European Commission’s Network of Independent Experts in the Non-Discrimination Field. Before joining the Hertie School, Dilek was the Mercator-IPC Research Fellow at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the Director of the Democratization Program at the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV). Kurban received her PhD in Law from Maastricht University in 2018 and her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2004. Her monograph titled Limits of Supranational Justice: The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict will be published in 2020 by the Cambridge University Press.