Ilija Casule

Associate Professor

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From 1979-1987 taught Macedonian and general linguistics and semiotics at the University of Skopje. From 1987-2001 was Head of the Macedonian Section at the School of Modern Languages at Macquarie University where he taught Macedonian and Slavic linguistics. From 2001 to the present lectures in research methodology of translation and interpreting, literary translation and bilingualism and supervises research projects in translation. Lectured in lexicography, language planning and Spanish translation.


Main research areas are Macedonian, Balkan and Slavic linguistics, contact linguistics, comparative and historical linguistics, especially in the establishment of the linguistic affinity of the language isolate Burushaski with Indo-European, literary translation, language planning and standardisation and bilingualism.

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Burushaski Arts & Humanities
dialect Social Sciences
evidence Social Sciences
vocabulary Social Sciences
semantics Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
contact Social Sciences
Macedonian Social Sciences

Projects 2014 2014

Research Outputs 1998 2017

Burushaski and unique Slavic isoglosses

Casule, I., 30 Dec 2017, In : Himalayan linguistics. 16, 2, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Burushaski etymological dictionary of the inherited Indo-European lexicon

Casule, I., 2017, München: Lincom GmbH. 325 p. (LINCOM Etymological Studies; no. 6)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Evidence for the Indo-European and Balkan Origin of Burushaski

Casule, I., 2016, Muenchen: Lincom GmbH. 205 p. (Lincom Etymological Studies; vol. 05)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Semantic Fields

Za makedonskoto ime

Casule, I., 2015, Za makedonskite raboti: Imeto Makedonija i makedonskiot jazik = On Macedonian matters: The name Macedonia and the Macedonian language. Jaceva-Ulcar, E. (ed.). Skopje, Macedonia: Institut za makedonski jazik "Krste Misirkov" (Institute for Macedonian language "Krste Misirkov"), p. 193-197 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch