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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Call for bids RaAM Specialised seminar 2019

Posted by RaAM on November 10th, 2017 at 12:08

The calls for bids to host the RaAM specialised seminar in 2019 is now open. The deadline for submitting bids is 30 March 2018. Details on this event can be found here. Details on how to present a bid are available on the ‘hosting an event’-page on the RaAM website.

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Newsletter November 2017

Posted by RaAM on November 7th, 2017 at 17:23

RaAM’s newsletter no. 21 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, n update on the RaAM 2018 conference in Hong Kong, a new “Metaphor Column”, a Call for Bids for the 2019 RaAM seminar, and much more! The newsletter is freely available from our website. Click on the link below to read RaAM’s […]

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CfP RaAM12 Hong Kong extended

Posted by RaAM on November 1st, 2017 at 8:49

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 12th RaAM conference, to be held in Hong Kong in June 2018 has been extended to November 15th!

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First Call for Papers RaAM Conference 2018

Posted by RaAM on June 30th, 2017 at 21:31

We are happy to announce the 12th conference of the International Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place from 27 Р30 June 2018 at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. The theme of this seminar is Metaphor across contexts and domains: from description to application.

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