Research fellow, researcher at the Terminological Section

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+386 1 470 62 36
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Novi trg 4 (3rd floor)
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Researcher's IDs:
27512 (ARRS)
0000-0001-9410-7076 (ORCID)
56879222900 (Scopus)
Research interests

Tanja Fajfar (31 January 1978) is a researcher at the Terminological Section of the Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language. Her research interests include terminology, particularly topics such as naming procedures, terminological principles, terminological agreement and terminological intervention. Independently or together with colleagues, she leads the work for the Terminological Dictionary of Typhlopedagogy, the Terminological Dictionary of Agronomy and the Terminological Dictionary of Stonemasonry. She also participates in the project of compiling terminological dictionary of European Union terminology and, together with her colleagues, answers questions at the Terminological Counselling site. She is the co-editor of the Terminologišče, a member of the editorial board of the Terminological Counselling and a member of the Terminology Commission of the International Committee of Slavists.

Research areas

  • Terminology and Terminography
  • Lexicology and Lexicography
  • Terminological Counselling

Education, Academic and Scientific Titles

  • 2017–: Research Fellow, ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language
  • 2011: PhD thesis: Jezikovni vidiki slovenske pravne terminologije ob primerih sodb Sodišča Evropskih skupnosti (Linguistic Aspects of Legal Terminology in the Case of Judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Communities), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 2002: BA degrees in A – Sociology of Culture and B – Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 1996: exit examination, Gimnazija Škofja Loka, Škofja Loka

Employments, Leadership Positions and Competences

Employments

  • 2005–: ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language

Leadership Positions:

  • 2017–: co-editor of the Terminological Dictionary of Stonemasonry (together with M. Žagar Karer)
  • 2013–: co-editor of the Terminological Dictionary of Agronomy (together with M. Jemec Tomazin)
  • 2013–: editor of the Terminological Dictionary of Typhlopedagogy

Work in Editorial Boards and Expert Commissions

  • 2015–: co-editor of the Terminologišče and member of the editorial board of the Terminological Counselling
  • 2013–: member of the Terminology Commission of the International Committee of Slavists

Outstanding Achievements, Awards and Grants

  • 2018: co-editor in chief of the Dictionary of Legal Terminology
  • 2017: monograph Terminology in the European Union
  • 2014: co-editor of the Terminological Dictionary of Automatic Control, Systems and Robotics

Research areas

Linguistics H350 • Lexicology H353 

Keywords

terminology • terminography • lexicology • terminological counselling