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.

Learn more about RaAM or Become a member now!

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 […]

Read more

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.

Read more

Extended deadline Student bursaries for Seminar

Posted by RaAM on March 23rd, 2015 at 14:40

The deadline for submitting applications for student bursaries has been extended! RaAM offers a limited number of bursaries for students to attend the RaAM specialised seminar in Leiden. Applications for bursaries can now be submitted via our website. The deadline is 6 April 2015, 12:00 PM CET.

Read more

Provisional programme RaAM Seminar available

Posted by RaAM on March 5th, 2015 at 17:07

The provisional programme of the upcoming RaAM specialised seminar, to be held from 10-12 June, 2015, in Leiden, The Netherlands, is now available.

Read more