prof. dr. sc. Lelija Sočanac
prof. dr. sc.
Lelija Sočanac

Prof. Dr. Lelija Socanac is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She is the head of the Foreign Language Department and of the Center for Language and Law. She was the coordinator of the international Tempus project „Foreign Languages in the Field of Law (2006-2009) and member of the coordinating team of the Tempus project „European Studies: Languages and Cultures in Contact“  (University of Zadar, 2002-2005). She directed  research projects „Croatian in Contact with European Languages“ and „Legal and Linguistic Aspects of Multilingualism“. Her research interests include contact linguistics, multilingualism, legal linguistics, (historical) sociolinguistics, language policy and planning, and critical discourse analysis (discourse historical approach). She has authored two and edited three books,  published over 50 articles, and has taken part in a large number of conferences in Croatia and abroad

Više

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

Political Discourse in Central, Eastern and Balkan Europe.John Benjamins, 2019.

Sočanac, Lelija
2019.

English for the Legal Profession

Sočanac, Lelija ; Matijašević, Miljen ; Javornik- Čubrić, Marijana ; Husinec, Snježana ; Horvatić Bilić, Snježana
2019.

Discursive Voices in Croatian 19th Century Legal Texts

Sočanac, Lelija
2018.
HiSoN conference "Making Waves in Historical Sociolinguistics", Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), 30 May - 1 June 2018.

Law and Multilingualism in 19th Century Habsburg Monarchy: Voices From the Past, Lessons for the Future?

Sočanac, Lelija
2018.
EULETA. 6th Legal English Conference 2018 'Language and Law', Split, 27-29 Sept. 2018

A Woman's Place: the Istanbul Convention in the Croatian Media Discourse

Sočanac, Lelija
2018.
In the Name of the People: Representing the People in Twenty-First Century Politics

Morales-Lopez, Esperanza; Floyd, Alan (eds). Developing New Identities in Social Conflicts: Constructivist Perspectives. John Benjamins: 2018

Sočanac, Lelija
2018.

Visconti, Jacqueline (ed.)Handbook of Communication in the Legal Sphere. De Gruyter: Mouton, 2018.

Sočanac, Lelija
2018.

English for Public Administration

Sočanac, Lelija ; Javornik Čubrić, Marijana
2018.

Language and Law in Nineteenth-Century Croatia

Sočanac, Lelija
2017.
HISON Conference “Examining the Social in Historical Sociolinguistics: Theory and Method, New York University and Cuny Graduate Center, New York, 6-7 April 2017.

Francesca Poggi, Alessandro Capone (eds.) Pragmatics and Law, Springer 2017

Sočanac, Lelija
2017.
Linguist list

English for the Legal Profession

Sočanac, Lelija ; Matijašević, Miljen ; Javornik Čubrić, Marijana ; Husinec, Snježana ; Horvatić Bilić, Irena
2017.

Multilingualism, Power and Identity in 19th Century Croatia

Sočanac, Lelija
2017.

Glottogenesis and Language Conflicts in Europe


2017.

Curriculum development in theory and practice: foreign languages in the field of law

Sočanac, Lelija
2016.
I Međunarodna konferencija „Od teorije do prakse u jeziku struke“, Visoko učilište Effectus, Zagreb, 19-20. veljače 2016

The language of 19th century Croatian court proceedings in the socio-cultural context of the Habsburg Monarchy

Sočanac, Lelija
2016.
HISON 2016, Historical Sociolinguistics and Socio-Cultural Change, University of Helsinki, 10-11 March 2016.

Language policies vs. language use in 19th century court proceedings in Croatia,

Sočanac, Lelija
2016.
Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, University of Murcia, 15-18 June 2016.

Wolf, Michaela, The Habsburg Monarchy's Many-Languaged Soul: Translating and interpreting, 1848-1918, John Benjamins, 2015. (Benjamins Translation Library (BTL)

Sočanac, Lelija
2016.
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L. Dupret, Baudouin, Lynch, Michael & Berard, Tim (eds.) Law at Work ; Studies in Legal Ethnomethods, Oxford University Press, 2015 (Oxford Studies in Language and Law)

Sočanac, Lelija
2016.
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Multilingualism, Ideology and Identity in 19th century Croatia

Sočanac, Lelija
2015.
Tracking down ideologies – workshop on the methodologies of language ideological research, University of Helsinki, Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies, 27–28 Feb. 2015.

The Centre for Language and Law: Training of legal translators

Sočanac, Lelija, Matijašević, Miljen
2015.
EULITA International Conference “Professionalization vs. Deprofessionalization: Building Standards for Legal Translators and Interpreters, Jean Monnet Inter . University Centre of Excellence, Opatija, 20-21 March 2015

Language policy and language contacts in Austria- Hungary: the case of Croatia,

Sočanac, Lelija
2015.
48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), University of Leiden, 2-5 Sept. 2015.

. Braunmüller, Kurt, Höder, Steffen , Kühl, Karoline (eds.)Stability and Divergence in Language Contact: Factors and Mechanisms .- (Studies in Language Variation 16) John Benjamins: 2014, ISBN: 978 90 272 3496 4

Sočanac, Lelija
2015.
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Johann Wolfgang Unger, Michal Krzyzanowski, Ruth Wodak (eds. Multilingual Encounters in Europe's Institutional Spaces, Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group): 2014

Sočanac, Lelija
2015.
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Foreword

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

The Romance influence on standard Croatian and Croatian dialects

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.
The 2nd ELA Symposium: Glottogenesis and Conflicts in Europe and Beyond. University of Zadar, 23-25 Sept. 2013.

Language and Identity in Multilingual Rijeka: a Historical Perspective.

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.
Borders and Identities Conference, 29-30 March 2013.

Multilingualism and language learning for lawyers: EU objectives and Croatian reality

Sočanac, Lelija ; Lukica, Ivana
2013.
Language Issues in EU Law in the Light of Croatian Accession

Official v. Minority Languages in Croatia in a Diachronic Perspective

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.
Studies in Eurolinguistics

Transphonemisation of models in six European languages in Croatian : adaptation of Italian loanwords

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

The centre for language and law : projects and activities 2006-2011 at the University of Zagreb

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

Language contacts on the Adriatic : the Romance element in Croatian local dialects

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

Language policy in Croatia in a diachronic perspective

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

Linguistic policy and language learning : language policy of the EU

Sočanac, Lelija
2013.

Linguistic and legal aspects of multilingualism


2013.

Rindler Schjerve Rosita ; Vetter, Eva, European Multilingualism: Current Perspectives and Challenges. Multilingual Matters, 2012

Sočanac, Lelija
2012.
Linguist list

Language and the Law: Curriculum Design for Lawyers

Sočanac, Lelija
2012.
2nd International Conference Law, Language and Professional Practice

Language policy in the domain of education in Croatia and Slavonia during the Austro-Hungarian period

Sočanac, Lelija
2012.
2nd LINEE Conference “Multilingualism in the Public Sphere”,

Language Policies in Croatia in a Diachronic Perspective

Sočanac, Lelija
2012.
Jezikoslovlje: Special Issue: Multilingualism in Europe

Culpeper, Jonathan, Historical Sociopragmatics .- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011 .- (Benjamins Current Topics, 31)

Sočanac, Lelija
2011.
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Linguistic Diversity and Language Learning: Language Policies of the EU

Sočanac, Lelija
2011.
Legal and Linguistic Aspects of Multilingualism

Indeterminacy vs. Precision in the Language of International Arbitration

Sočanac, Lelija
2011.
Lapland Law Review:Special Issue on Law and Language in Partnership and Conflict

Sandra Beatriz Hale, The Discourse of Court Interpreting .- John Benjamins Publishing Company: 2010 .- (Benjamins Translation Library),

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.
LinguistList

Language Contacts in Croatia in a Diachronic Perspective

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.
The International Conference on Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies

The Romance influence on Croatian Local Idioms in Dalmatia

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.
Round Table Inner and Global Eurolinguistics, Language and Society in Present-Day Russia and Other Countries

Jacqueline Visconti/ed, Language and Law: Levels of Analysis

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.
Zeitschrift fur Europaische Rechtlinguistik (ZERL), 2010

Migration of the Croats to Burgenland, Austria - an ethnolinguistic study

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.

Studies on multilingualism

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.

Multilingualism in Croatian Law Articles

Sočanac, Lelija
2010.

Introduction

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.

Nurmi, Arja ; Nevala, Minna ; Palander-Collin, Minna (eds.) The Language of Daily Life in England (1400-1800)

Lelija Sočanac
2009.
LinguistList

Studies of Multilingualism in Croatia and Eurolinguistics South

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.
42nd Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

Curriculum, Multilingualism and the Law


2009.

The influence of English on language policy and planning

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.

International Conference "Curriculum, Language and the Law" (Dubrovnik 18-21 September 2008)

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.
Eurolinguistics Newsletter

International Conference "Curriculum, Language and the Law"

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Curriculum Development and the Language Needs of Lawyers

Sočanac, Lelija ; Kremer, Ludger
2009.

The English influence on the language of the Croatian media

Sočanac, Lelija
2009.
22. Međunarodni skup HDPL-a "Lingvistika javne komunikacije",

Anglicisms in Croatian and Serbian

Lelija Sočanac
2009.
2. Symposium "Die lexikalischen, phraseologischen und derivativen Unterschiede zwischen dem Bosnischen/Bosniakischen, Kroatischen und Serbischen"

Croatian in Contact with European Languages

Sočanac, Lelija
2008.
Prevoditelj

Tempus project "Foreign Languages in the Field of Law"

Sočanac, Lelija
2008.
Odvjetnik

Anglicisms in Croatian: a Research Report

Sočanac, Lelija
2007.
Semantique et lexicologie des langues d'Europe: des aspects theoriques aux applications

Analysing Citizenship Talk: Social positioning in political and legal decision-making process /H. Hausendorf ; A. Bora.-Amsterdam:John Benjamins, 2006

Sočanac, Lelija
2006.
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English in Croatia: Past and Present

Sočanac, Lelija ; Nikolić-Hoyt, Anja
2006.

The Italian influence on Croatian

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.
Ambra: percorsi di italianistica

Power Without Domination : Dialogism and the empowering property of communication/ed. Grillo, Eric, John Benjamins Publishing Company (Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture), 2005.

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.
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Introduction: Theory and Methodology

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.

Croatian in Contact with Italian

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.

Croatian-Romance Language Contacts in the History of Dubrovnik

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.
9. Hrvatski filološki skup

English as a lingua franca in Europe

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.
XVII. Savjetovanje Hrvatskog društva za primijenjenu lingvistiku: Jezik u društvenoj interakciji

Language Contacts in the Ragusan Republic

Sočanac, Lelija
2005.
4th International Symposium on Eurolinguistics : A Typology of Language Contacts around the Baltic and Adriatic Seas

Görlach, Manfred, English Words Abroad, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 2003

Sočanac, Lelija
2004.
Linguist list

The Italian Influence on Croatian

Sočanac, Lelija
2004.
IV Congresso Scientifico di Civiltà ; ; e Cultura Italiana

The Ragusan Republic and Western Europe: Sea as a Medium of Language Contact

Sočanac, Lelija
2004.
Eurolinguistics Conference: Language Contact and Minority Languages on the Littorals of Western Europe

Croatian in Contact with European Languages: Modelling Contact-Induced Change

Sočanac, Lelija ; Dabo-Denegri, Ljuba ; Dragičević, Dragica ; Menac, Antica ; Nikolić-Hoyt, Anja ; Žagar-Szentesi, Orsolya
2004.
Sociolinguistics Symposium 15: Culture, Contact and Change

Language Contacts Between Croatian and Italian, with a Dictionary of Italianisms in Standard Croatian and in the Ragusan Idiom

Sočanac, Lelija
2004.

Adams, J.N. Bilingualism and the Latin Language, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 836 p

Sočanac, Lelija
2003.
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Gorlach, Manfred (2002) An Annotated Bibliography of European Anglicisms, Oxford : Oxford University Press

Sočanac, Lelija
2003.
LinguistList

Adaptation of loanwords from six European languages in Croatian

Dabo-Denegri, Ljuba ; Dragičević, Dragica ; Menac, Antica ; Nikolić-Hoyt, Anja ; Pugh, Stefan M. ; Sočanac, Lelija ; Žagar-Szentesi, Orsolya
2003.

Italian loanwords in Croatian

Socanac, Lelija
2003.
Međunarodni slavistički kongres

English as a Global Language Today

Sočanac, Lelija
2003.
Riječ: časopis za filologiju

Codeswitching and language production models

Sočanac, Lelija
2003.
Psihologija i kognitivna znanost u Hrvatskoj primijenjenoj lingvistici

Croatian-Romance Language Contacts in the Eastern Adriatic : a Historical Background

Sočanac, Lelija
2003.

Italian Loanwords in Croatian

Sočanac, Lelija
2002.
Suvremena lingvistika

The Fourth International Symposium on Eurolinguistics held in Zadar, Croatia, 19-22 September 2002

Sočanac, Lelija
2002.
The European Journal

Multilingualism in 18th Century Ragusan Plays

Sočanac, Lelija
2002.

Muljačić, Žarko (2000) Dalmatic : Studies on an Extinct Language

Sočanac, Lelija
2001.
Radovi Leksikografskog zavoda "M. Krleža"

The Italian Element in the Croatian Language: Cultural and Intimate Borrowing

Sočanac, Lelija
2001.
Riječ

The Italian Element in the Croatian Literary Language

Sočanac, Lelija
2001.

The Orthographic Adaptation of Models of Six European Languages in Croatian

Menac, Antica ; Dabo-Denegri, Ljuba ; Dragičević, Dragica ; Nikolić-Hoyt, Anja ; Sočanac, Lelija ; Žagar-Szentesi Orsolya
2000.
Filologija

Codeswitching in 18th Century Ragusan Comedies

Sočanac, Lelija
2000.

The Adaptation of English Loanwords in Italian

Sočanac, Lelija
2000.
L'italiano oltre frontiera

Deixis and Linguistic Borrowing: the Romance Element in the Ragusan Idiom

Sočanac, Lelija
1999.
Godišnje savjetovanje Hrvatskog društva za primijenjenu lingvistiku

Transmorphemisation of the models of six european languages in croatian

Filipović, Rudolf ; Dabo-Denegri, Ljuba Dragičević, Dragica ; Menac, Antica ; Nikolić-Hoyt, Anja ; Sočanac, Lelija ; Žagar-Szentesi, Orsolya
1999.
Filologija

Some problems concerning the compilation of dictionaries of new words

Sočanac Lelija, Brozović Rončević Dunja
1998.
Filologija : časopis Razreda za filološke znanosti Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti u Zagrebu

Some problems concerning the compilation of dictionaries of new words

Brozović Rončević, Dunja ; Sočanac, Lelija
1998.
Filologija : časopis Razreda za filološke znanosti Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti

Mark Sebba, Contact Languages : Pidgins and Creoles .- Hampshire; London : Macmillan, 1997

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Filologija

Georgeta Ciobanu, Adaptation of the English Element in Romanian

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Filologija

Hermann W. Haller, A language lost and found: the language of American Italians

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Filologija

George Thomas, Linguistic Purism

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Filologija

Idioms in Ragusan comedies at the end of the 18th century

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Riječ

Degrees of Morphological Substitution of Anglicisms in Italian

Sočanac, Lelija
1997.
Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia

Craotian and Serbian : Delusions and Destortions

Kačić, Miro ; Šarić, Ljiljana
1997.

The English Element in European Languages, vol. 4. An Annotated Bibliography (1958-1995)

Filipović, Rudolf ; Muhvić-Dimanovski, Vesna ; Prohaska-Kragović, Miljenka ; Sočanac, Lelija
1996.

Dictionary of New Words: a Guide to New Words in the Croatian Media

Brozović-Rončević, Dunja ; Gluhak, Alemko ; Muhvić-Dimanovski, Vesna ; Sočanac, Branko ; Sočanac, Lelija
1996.

Views of Božo Babić on loanwords in Croatian maritime terminology

Sočanac, Lelija
1996.
Riječ

Phonological Adaptation of Anglicisms in Italian : Phonemic Redistribution

Sočanac, Lelija
1996.
Suvremena lingvistika

The Primary Adaptation of Anglicisms in Italian on the Semantic Level

Sočanac, Lelija
1996.
Filologija : časopis Razreda za filološke znanosti Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti u Zagrebu

Professional memberships

Legal linguistics, (historical) sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis, contact linguistics, language policy and planning

Eurolinguistic Network South-East (ENSE) (coordinator)

Languages in a Network of European Excellence (LINEE)

Croatian Association for Applied Linguistics


List of select projects

Croatian in Contact with European Languages (project director)

Tempus project Foreign Languages in the Field of Law (2006-2009) (project coordinator)

Legal and Linguistic Aspects of Multilingualism (project director) (2006-2013)