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Turkey's European Connection through Football, 3 Nov 2016, ATS/RAI lecture
Thu 3 November 2016, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT
John McManus’s talk, based on his doctoral thesis and forthcoming book, will explore the impact of the internet on football fans in the Turkish diaspora in Europe. Based on social network analysis, life story interviews, and ethnographic field work with Besiktas fans in London and Cologne, John will bring out the importance of sport and
technology in belonging and identity concepts in 21st century diaspora communities.