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 prize winners

Posted by RaAM on July 29th, 2016 at 12:52

At the 11th RaAM conference in Berlin in July, several prizes were awarded to RaAM members: Dr. Weiwei Zhang (Shanghai International Studies University) won the RaAM Early Career Research Paper Prize for her paper “Visualizing onomasiological change: Diachronic variation in metonymic patterns for WOMAN in Chinese” Weiwei won £200 + 1 year’s free membership of RaAM Matteo […]

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Results of the 2016 EC Elections

Posted by RaAM on July 4th, 2016 at 9:44

At the 11th RaAM conference in July 2016 in Berlin, Germany, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) were up for election. The results of the elections were announced at the Annual General Meeting on 3 July, 2016. They are now also available online.

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Agenda AGM11 3 July online

Posted by RaAM on July 2nd, 2016 at 10:08

The agenda for the 11th Annual General Meeting of RaAM is now available on our website.

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Reminder: vote for EC elections!

Posted by RaAM on July 1st, 2016 at 10:39

At our next conference in July in Berlin, Germany, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) will be up for election. Only paid-up RaAM members can vote for RaAM’s 2016 elections, and voting takes place exclusively online. The deadline for voting is 2 July 2016, 11.59PM (CET) Results will be announced at the AGM on July 3rd, 2016, and published […]

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