Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

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Room 442
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

sociology of language; language policy and planning; language maintenance and shift; (trans) nationalism; migration and globalization; interactional sociolinguistics

Courses taught

  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Language Policy and Planning, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Language Maintenance and Shift, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Teaching Methodologies, Azerbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran
  • ESP course, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Educational Background

PhD in Applied linguistics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: (Thesis title: Language policy, language practice, and language shift in Tabriz); 

MA in Applied Linguistics, Azerbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran

BA in Translation Studies, Payam-e-Noor University, Tabriz, Iran


  • 2017-19 Faculty research grant, Nanyang Technological University
  • 2014 Victoria PhD completion award, Victoria University of Wellington
  • 2010-13 Faculty grant, Victoria University of Wellington
  • 2011 Victoria Doctoral Scholarship, Victoria University of Wellington


Aug 2019 - June 2020    Visiting Scholar, Babylon: Center for the Study of Superdiversity, Tilburg University

July 2017 - July 2019    Postdoctoral Fellow , Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological university, Singapore

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015    Casual lecturer of Applied Linguistics , Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University; Invited lecturer, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences                                   


Published Aug. 4, 2020 9:10 AM - Last modified June 9, 2021 10:31 AM