Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

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2017 Seminar website online

Posted by RaAM on November 25th, 2016 at 15:23

The 2017 RaAM Seminar website is online! The website contains the Call for Papers, information about the keynote speakers, information about the pre-conference workshop, and so on. Abstracts can be submitted through the seminar website, too.

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Newsletter October 2016

Posted by RaAM on October 23rd, 2016 at 20:40

RaAM’s newsletter no. 19 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, information about the upcoming RaAM seminar in Odense (Denmark), the “Metaphor Column”, plenty of conference reports on the RaAM 2016 conference in Berlin, and much more! The newsletter is freely available from our website. Click on the link below to read RaAM’s newsletter no. […]

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New RaAM-endorsed event in Toulon, France

Posted by RaAM on October 23rd, 2016 at 8:18

On 1-2 June 2017, the Research Laboratory Babel (Laboratoire BABEL), in collaboration with the University of Montreal, Canada, will host an international conference on Metaphor and Translation. This workshop is endorsed by RaAM.

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First call for papers RaAM Seminar 2017

Posted by RaAM on September 22nd, 2016 at 20:29

We are happy to announce the 6th specialised seminar of the International Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place on 17-19 May 2017 in Odense, Denmark. The theme of this seminar is Ecological Cognition and Metaphor.

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