Dilek Kurban

Emergence of transnational law in Europe: how judgements of the European Court of Human Rights influence Turkey’s minorities policy

Dilek Kurban
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Dilek Kurban

Fellowship
IPC Fellowship at SWP
Period of the Fellowship
April 2013 - September 2014
Project
Emergence of transnational law in Europe: how judgements of the European Court of Human Rights influence Turkey’s minorities policy
Project description

Which positive and negative effects did  court rulings have on Turkish minority policy and on the democratization of Turkey?

Short biography

Dilek Kurban is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and a Turkey expert in the European Commission’s Network of legal experts in the non-discrimination field. Prior to relocating to Berlin, Dilek was engaged in policy-oriented research as the director of the Democratization Program at the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV). Earlier in her career, she worked at the United Nations in New York as an associate political affairs officer.