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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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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Newsletter May 2015

Posted by RaAM on May 18th, 2015 at 12:02

RaAM’s newsletter no. 16 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, un update on the upcoming Specialized Seminar, a note from the new Post-Graduate Liaison, an overview of new publications and 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 […]

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Call for bids RaAM events 2017 & 2018

Posted by RaAM on March 23rd, 2015 at 14:45

The calls for bids to host the RaAM specialised seminar in 2017 and the RaAM conference in 2018 is open until 30 April 2015. Details on how to present a bid are available on the ‘hosting an event‘-page on the RaAM website.

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