The FREE project in Turkey! 


The FREE project has featured heavily in a number of Turkish media outlets recently:

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Başak Alpan has published "Futbolun Özgürlükle Ne İlgisi Var?: Genişletilmiş Bir Avrupa’da Futbolu Araştırmak" in Spor Çalışmaları Merkezi Haber Bülteni
  • Tanıl Bora also wrote about FREE project and the Vienna Conference "Kick it ! The Anthropology of European Football" in his weekly column in Turkish daily Radikal newspaper, including a surprise! photo of the FREE project team after their non-gendered football game in Copenhagen.
  • Özgehan Şenyuva gave a radio interview on LIGTV RADYO (the radio outlet of LIG TV, the sole broadcaster of Turkish and English leagues in Turkey) on 20/10/2013. The program is called Hayatim Futbol, and was hosted by Ugur Karacullukcu.
  • The FREE project, including the web survey was presented on LIG TV in a program called Tutkumuz Futbol on 16/10/2013.
  • Özgehan Şenyuva was interviewed and quoted extensively in one of Le Nouvel Observateur's articles on the demonstrations in Taksim, and the involvement of football supporters.
  • FREE was also very well represented at the Sport&EU conference at Kadir Has University (Istanbul) on 27-8 June 2013 with the presence of Dr Borja García, Dr Dàvid Ranc, Dr Özgehan Şenyuva & Dr Başak Alpan among others.

 Please click here to access Tanil Bora's artıcle in Radikal (in Turkish)

Please click here to access the artıcle in Le Nouvel Observateur (in French)