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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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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Newsletter October 2015

Posted by RaAM on October 4th, 2015 at 20:47

RaAM’s newsletter no. 17 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, un update on the upcoming RaAM conference in Berlin, a note from the Post-Graduate Liaison, an overview of upcoming conferences/ workshops/seminars, and a lot more! The newsletter is freely available from our website. Click on the link below to read RaAM’s newsletter […]

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RaAM11 – Berlin – CfP

Posted by RaAM on July 12th, 2015 at 16:36

We are pleased to announce the 11th RaAM conference, which will be held at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1 – 4 July, 2016. The theme of this conference is Metaphor in the Arts, in Media and Communication, and the Call for Papers is now open!

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Programme Specialised Seminar Leiden

Posted by RaAM on June 1st, 2015 at 15:02

The final programme for the Specialised RaAM Seminar in Leiden, from 10 -12 June, is now available.

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