Dr John McManus is a social anthropologist specialising in the study of sport, digital media and migration in Turkey and the Turkish diaspora.
John received his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2016. His thesis, entitled, Playing the game: a study of transnational Turkish football fans, imaginations and the internet was funded by an Economic and Social Research council scholarship, and explores how the internet affects the generation of football fan clubs in the Turkish diaspora.
He is currently working on a book exploring the history and culture of football in Turkey, to be published with Orion Books in 2017.
2016 PhD Social Anthropology, University of Oxford (Green Templeton College)
2010 MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford (Wadham College)
2006 BA English Literature and History, University of Sheffield
British Institute at Ankara (member)
School of Anthropology, Oxford University (postdoctoral associate)
Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (member)
European Association of Social Anthropologists (member)
Middle East Studies Association (member)
Turkish Migration Studies Group (TurkMiS), Oxford (associate)