Yener Bayramoğlu is currently a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University. Previously, Bayramoğlu was a Visiting Professor of Gender and Queer Studies at the Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin. He studied media and communication studies at Marmara University in Istanbul and earned his doctorate in journalism and communication studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His doctoral dissertation, a comparative historical study of queer (in)visibility in the German and Turkish tabloid press, was conducted with a grant from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
His postdoctoral research on digital media and queer migration was supported by a research grant from the Margherita von Brentano Center for Gender Studies in Berlin. In addition, Bayramoğlu was a research assistant on the international research project CILIA-LGBTIQ+ (funded by EU-NORFACE) and on the research project DIGITAL HATE (funded by IFAF).
He was a visiting scholar at the University of Salzburg in 2019 and will be a fellow of the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York University in 2024. Bayramoğlu's innovative work on digital media, migration, diaspora, queer theory, borders, and media history has been published in several journals, including Media, Culture & Society and Ethnic & Racial Studies. He is a reviewer for top-tier international academic journals such as Social Media + Society, Sexualities, and European Journal of Cultural Studies. He published Queer (In)Visibilities and is co-author of Post/Pandemic Life: A New Theory of Fragility.