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 bursaries (Hong Kong conference)

Posted by RaAM on April 18th, 2018 at 17:30

RaAM is offering a limited number of student and non-student bursaries for RaAM12 in Hong Kong. They will be available to RaAM members who have had their abstracts accepted. The deadline for applications has been extended until 6 May 2018.

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RaAM12: registration is open

Posted by RaAM on March 19th, 2018 at 14:33

From June 27 (Wed) – 30 (Sat), 2018, the The 12th RaAM conference will be held at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. Registration is now open, and information about plenary speakers, the pre-conference workshops, and a tentative programme outline are available as well!

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2018 Executive Committee elections

Posted by RaAM on March 15th, 2018 at 22:45

At our next conference in June 2018 in Hong Kong, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) will be up for election. We would like to encourage you think about whether you might like to be a candidate for one of these positions: Chair, Secretary, Postgraduate Liaison, and two Ordinary Members. Brief descriptions of […]

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New RaAM-endorsed event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Posted by RaAM on January 3rd, 2018 at 8:53

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event! From 30 Augustus until 1 September 2018 the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam (The Netherlands) will host the Metaphor Festival Amsterdam 2018.

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