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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New RaAM-endorsed event in Zagreb, Croatia

Posted by RaAM on January 21st, 2016 at 16:14

On 27 and 28 May 2016, the Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics and Croatian Institute of History in Zagreb, Croatia, will host an international symposium and round table on the methods, risks, and challenges of building figurative language repositories. This symposium is organized in collaboration with RaAM.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED RaAM11 – Berlin – CfP

Posted by RaAM on December 10th, 2015 at 20:47

Please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the 11th RaAM conference is extended. The new deadline is 3 January 2016.

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New RaAM-endorsed event @Perm State University

Posted by RaAM on December 10th, 2015 at 17:46

From 10 until 14 October 2016, the faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures and the International Summer School on Metaphor at Perm State University, Russia, will host an international symposium on Metaphor as means of knowledge communication. This symposium is organized in collaboration with RaAM.

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RaAM Early Career Research Paper Prize

Posted by RaAM on October 20th, 2015 at 10:48

RaAM is now welcoming submissions for the 2016 RaAM Early Career Research Paper Prize. The deadline for submitting a paper is 31 March 2016.

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