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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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New RaAM-endorsed event @U. of Amsterdam

Posted by RaAM on January 25th, 2015 at 15:17

From 14 until 19 June 2015 (right after the RaAM Seminar in Leiden), The Metaphor Lab Amsterdam, in collaboration with RaAM, will host a 5-day summer school on Methods for Metaphor Identification and Analysis. The school will take place at the University of Amsterdam, and comprise three courses on the following topics: Identifying and Analyzing Visual Metaphor—Introducing VisMIP […]

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Extended notification of acceptance date RaAM Seminar

Posted by RaAM on January 20th, 2015 at 11:29

Dear colleagues, We have decided to extend the notification of acceptance  2015 RaAM Specialised Seminar, date until January 26. We thank you for you patience!

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Extended deadline RaAM Seminar 2015

Posted by RaAM on December 7th, 2014 at 9:24

Dear colleagues, Please note that we are extending the deadline for abstract submission for the 2015 RaAM Specialised Seminar until December 15. We also want to thank all those who have already submitted their abstract!

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Second call for papers RaAM Seminar 2015

Posted by RaAM on November 10th, 2014 at 22:47

We now announce the second call for papers for 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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