Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

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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

Awards

  • 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

Appointments

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                                   

 

Publications

  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi; Rajabi, Mojtaba & Aghaei, Khadijeh (2021). Family language policy and language maintenance among Turkmen-Persian bilingual families in Iran. In Wright, Lyn & Higgins, Christina (Ed.), Diversifying Family Language Policy. Bloomsbury Academic. ISSN 9781350189904. p. 191–212.
  • Gharibi, Khadij & Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). ‘You are Iranian even if you were born on the moon’: family language policies of the Iranian diaspora in the UK. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development (JMMD). ISSN 0143-4632. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2021.1935974. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). What can interactional sociolinguistics bring to the family language policy research table? The case of a Malay family in Singapore. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development (JMMD). ISSN 0143-4632. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2021.1879089. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi & Cavallaro, Francesco (2020). Siblings' play and language shift to English in a Malay‐English bilingual family in Singapore. World Englishes. ISSN 0883-2919. 39(1), p. 183–197. doi: 10.1111/weng.12417.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2020). Examining family language policy through the realist social theory. Language in society. ISSN 0047-4045. p. 1–22. doi: 10.1017/S0047404520000287. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2019). Iranians at home and abroad: Current sociolinguistic issues, possible solutions, and future trajectories. In Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (Eds.), The Sociolinguistics of Iran’s Languages at Home and Abroad: The Case of Persian, Azerbaijani, and Kurdish. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-19605-9. p. 279–290.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2019). Nationalism, modernity and the issue of linguistic diversity in Iran. In Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (Eds.), The Sociolinguistics of Iran’s Languages at Home and Abroad: The Case of Persian, Azerbaijani, and Kurdish. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-19605-9. p. 1–21.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2019). Sociological realism and language policy analysis: A way forward. Current Issues in Language Planning. ISSN 1466-4208. 20(3). doi: 10.1080/14664208.2018.1520472.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2018). Construction of an ideal parent: Exploring the interplay between the educational policies and Azerbaijani families' agentive responses in Tabriz, Iran. In Bouchard, Jeremie & Glasgow, Gregory Paul (Ed.), Agency in Language Policy and Planning: Critical Inquiries. Routledge. ISSN 9781138316188. p. 126–148.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2018). Medical tourism and its niched impact in Tabriz, Iran: Opportunities and challenges for Iranian Azerbaijanis. Linguistic Landscape. ISSN 2214-9953. 4(2), p. 129–153. doi: 10.1075/ll.17032.mir.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi & Jafari, Rasoul (2018). Family language policy in the City of Zanjan: A city for the forlorn Azerbaijani. International Journal of Multilingualism. ISSN 1479-0718. doi: 10.1080/14790718.2018.1545019.
  • Macalister, John & Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2017). Beginnings. In Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (Eds.), Family language policy in a multilingual world: Challenges, opportunities, and consequences . Routledge. ISSN 9781138666078. p. 1–12.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi & Macalister, John (2017). Home as a confluence of discourses in multilingual linguistic ecologies. In Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (Eds.), Family language policy in a multilingual world: Challenges, opportunities, and consequences . Routledge. ISSN 9781138666078. p. 219–235.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2017). Exploring family language policy among Azerbaijani-speaking families in the City of Tabriz. In Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (Eds.), Family language policy in a multilingual world: Challenges, opportunities, and consequences . Routledge. ISSN 9781138666078. p. 74–95.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2016). Linguistic landscaping in Tabriz, Iran: A discursive transformation of an Azerbaijani-Farsi speaking space into a Farsi-English speaking place. International Journal of the Sociology of Language. ISSN 0165-2516. 242, p. 195–216. doi: 10.1515/ijsl-2016-0039.
  • Hawes, Thomas & Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2013). Language attrition and loss of identity: Azeri-Farsi codeswitching in Tabriz Iran. In Wiggen, Geirr; Bull, Tove & Nielsen, Marit Aamodt (Ed.), Ernst Håkon Jahr: Språkhistorie og språkkontakt. Language History and Language Contact. Festskrift til Ernst Håkon Jahr på 60-årsdagen 4. mars 2008. Novus Forlag. ISSN 978-82-7099-476-2. p. 248–265.

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  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2019). The Sociolinguistics of Iran’s Languages at Home and Abroad: The Case of Persian, Azerbaijani, and Kurdish. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-19605-9. 311 p.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2017). Family language policy in a multilingual world: Challenges, opportunities, and consequences . Routledge. ISBN 9781138666078. 244 p.

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  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi & Crepaldi, Yvonne Tse (2021). A tale of a transnational family in Singapore: Past experiences, present practices, future aspirations.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). “In England, if you talk to a minor, you go to jail”: Negotiation of age and its legal requirements across borders on online spaces.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). Linguistic landscapes reflect and facilitate tourism: The case of medical tourism in Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). Linguistic landscapes: A window to (un)realities.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2021). Investigating agency and structure in family language policy scholarship.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2013). Review of Catrin Norrby and John Hajek (Eds.). Uniformity and diversity in language policy: Global perspectives, Australian Journal of Linguistics. ISSN 0726-8602. 33(1), p. 88–91.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2012). Review of Tania Granadillo & Heidi A. Orcutt-Gachiri (Eds.) Ethnographic Contributions to the Study of Endangered Languages. Language in society. ISSN 0047-4045. 41(5), p. 693–694.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2011). Review of Louise Mullany and Peter Stockwell, Introducing English Language (A Resource Book for Students). Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL). ISSN 0155-0640. 34(3), p. 352–354.
  • Mirvahedi, Seyed Hadi (2011). Review of Peter Garrett, Attitudes to Language (Key Topics in Sociolinguistics). Discourse & Society. ISSN 0957-9265. 22(3), p. 369–371.

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