Edanur Yazici

Email: eyazici1@sheffield.ac.uk


Eda is a PhD student in the Department of Sociological Studies. She completed her MPhil in Politics and International Relations at the University of Cambridge on a CHESS Scholarship in 2015 and a BA in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick in 2014 where she was awarded the Wyn Grant Prize and the Giving to Warwick Prize for best degree performance overall and best second year performance respectively. In 2017, she received ESRC funding for her PhD. Eda has led on research for a local asylum charity on how best to include client voices. Eda has previously served on the editorial team for the Journal of International Development.

Research interests

Her research is an ethnography of dispersal in the British asylum system with a focus on people’s everyday lived experiences of dispersal in the city of Sheffield. Her research focuses on the relational, temporal and spatial dynamics of (im)mobilities in the asylum system. Her research is driven by her experiences of the asylum system, activism and volunteering in the refugee sector.


Salway, S., Yazici, E., Khan, N. et al. (2019). ‘How should health policy and practice respond to the increased genetic risk associated with close relative marriage? Results of a UK Delphi consensus building exercise. BMJ Open, 9e028928.

Coote, A., and Yazici, E. (2019). ‘Universal Basic Income a union perspective’. Ferney-Voltaire: Public Services International. http://www.world-psi.org/sites/default/files/documents/research/en_ubi_full_report_2019.pdf

Yazici, E., Martin, A., and McCann, D. (2018).  ‘A better gig: car services in West Yorkshire and the potential for platform cooperatives’. London: New Economics Foundation. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/A-Better-Gig.pdf

McCann, D., and Yazici, E. (2018). ‘Disrupting Together: the challenges (and opportunities) for platform cooperatives. London: New Economics Foundation. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/Disrupting-Together.pdf