Tatjana ĐUROVIĆ is Professor of English for Economists at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Belgrade. She received her PhD degree in linguistics from the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade in 2006, with a thesis on a comparative analysis of metaphors in English and Serbian economic discourse (title: The process of metaphorisation in semi-technical language of economics). Her main research interests focus on applied cognitive linguistics, English for specific purposes (ESP) and (critical) discourse analysis. She is the author of an ESP monograph from a cognitive linguistic perspective, the co-author of a monograph on metaphors in Serbian public discourse, the co-editor of a volume on English for specific purposes at tertiary level in Serbia, as well as the author and co-author of several ESP economics textbooks. She has published papers in peer-reviewed journals: English Today, Discourse, Context & Media, Ibérica, Metaphor and the Social World, and book chapters with prestigious publishers: John Benjamins, Bloomsbury. She is a member of Serbian Association for the Study of English (SASE) and Foreign Language and Literature Association of Serbia (FLLAS) - Language for Specific Purposes.

Recent Publications


Đurović, T. (2017). Engleski jezik ekonomske nauke i struke u svetlu kognitivne lingvistike [English for specific purposes in economics through the lens of cognitive linguistics]. Beograd: CID Ekonomskog fakulteta.

Articles in Journals

Lalić-Krstin, G., Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2022). Meanings of –nomics in English: From Nixonomics to coronanomics: How –nomics has extended its original meaning to additional senses. English Today, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078422000013

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2022). It’s like being hit by a tsunami: The use of the NATURAL FORCE metaphor for conceptualising the COVID-19 pandemic in English and Serbian. Komunikacija i kultura online, XIII(13), 161-179. https://doi.org/10.18485/kkonline.2022.13.13.10

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2019). The JOURNEY metaphor in Brexit-related political cartoons. Discourse, Context & Media, 31, 100318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcm.2019.100318

Đurović, T., & Silaški, N. (2018). The end of a long and fraught marriage: Metaphorical images structuring the Brexit discourse. Metaphor and the Social World, 8(1), 25-39. https://doi.org/10.1075/msw.17010.dur

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2017). Saving the euro: A multimodal analysis of metaphors depicting the Eurozone crisis. Ibérica, 33, 125-146.

Đurović, T., & Silaški, N. (2016). Multimodality and the construal of reality in political cartoons: The case of Serbia-EU relationship. Facta Universitatis, Series: Linguistics and Literature, 14(2), 117-128. https://doi.org/10.22190/FULL1602117D

Chapters in Edited Books

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2022). From an invisible enemy to a football match with the virus: Adjusting the Covid-19 pandemic metaphors to political agendas in Serbian public discourse. In A. Musolff, R. Breeze, K. Kondo, & S. Vilar-Lluch (Eds.), Pandemic and crisis discourse: Communicating Covid-19 and public health strategy (pp. 271-284). Bloomsbury Academic. http://doi.org/10.5040/9781350232730.ch-015

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2021). Fortress Europe under siege: The representation of the European migrant crisis in political cartoons. In S. Gudurić, & T. Prćić (Eds.), Where our languages and cultures meet and mix: A view from Serbia: Selected papers from the research project Languages and Cultures in Time and Space (2011–2019) (pp. 571-585). Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2020). Exploring the scope and power of the MARRIAGE metaphor in media discourse. In S. Gudurić, B. Radić-Bojanić, & P. Mutavdžić (Eds.), Jezici i kulture u vremenu i prostoru IX/1 [Languages and cultures in time and space IX/1] (pp. 359-369). Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.

Đurović, T., & Silaški, N. (2019). Barbed wire around Serbia: Migrant metaphors as a means of constructing national identity. In Lj. Šarić, & M.-M. Stanojević (Eds.), Metaphor, nation and discourse (pp. 59-74). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/dapsac.82.03dur

Đurović, T., & Silaški, N. (2017). The SCHOOL metaphor scenario in Serbian EU accession discourse: A reflection of power asymmetry. In S. Gudurić, & B. Radić-Bojanić (Eds.), Jezici i kulture u vremenu i prostoru VI [Languages and cultures in time and space VI] (pp. 163-173). Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.

Silaški, N., & Đurović, T. (2016). The meaning of motivation in ESP at tertiary level. In B. Mišić-Ilić, & V. Lopičić (Eds.), Jezička istraživanja. Jezik, književnost, značenje [Language explorations: Language, literature, meaning] (pp. 715-727). Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš.

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