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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Update Narrative & Metaphor in Education: programme and registration

Posted by RaAM on February 1st, 2017 at 21:14

The programme for the Narrative & Metaphor in Education conference, to be held in Amsterdam from 30 March until 1 April, 2017, is now online! Registration is open until 28 February.

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Deadline RaAM seminar 2017 extended

Posted by RaAM on December 9th, 2016 at 15:03

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2017 RaAM seminar in Odense, Denmark, has been extended until 13 January, 2017. Please find out more about the 2017 Seminar on the Seminar website, or by clicking here. Abstracts have to be submitted via Easychair (updated link)

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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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