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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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Newsletter October 2014

Posted by RaAM on October 16th, 2014 at 14:26

RaAM’s newsletter no. 15 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, reports from the Cagliari conference, an overview new publications and upcoming conferences/workshops/seminars, and a lot more! Please also note the Call for Papers for the 2015 RaAM Specialised Seminar on Metaphors in/and/of Translation. The newsletter is freely available from our website. Click […]

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First call for papers RaAM Seminar 2015

Posted by RaAM on October 3rd, 2014 at 12:37

We are happy to announce the 5th specialised seminar of the International Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place on 10-12 June 2015 in Leiden, the Netherlands.

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Selection of RaAM10 presentations now online!

Posted by RaAM on September 25th, 2014 at 14:00

A selection of the presentations that were given during the RaAM10 conference in Cagliari last summer are now published online. You can find links to the presentations here. If you also gave a presentation during this conference and would like your presentation (pdf, ppt(x)) to be published on the RaAM website, please send your file […]

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New Executive Committee

Posted by RaAM on June 29th, 2014 at 10:44

During the RaAM10 Conference in Cagliari, Italy, in June 2014, the new Executive Committee was elected.

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