RaAM12 Hong Kong

In 2018, the 12th international conference on researching and applying metaphor took place at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, from 27 – 30 June.

The theme of the conference was "Metaphor across contexts and domains: from description to application".

The invited speakers at this conference were:

  • Zoltán Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
  • Ray Gibbs (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
  • Elena Semino (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)
  • Ray Gibbs (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
  • I-Wen Su (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

The keynote speakers' abstracts can be found here

The call for papers can be found here.

The book of abstracts can be found here.

The programme can be found here.

A selection of pre-conference workshop were held on 28 June. An overview of these workshop can be found here.

Here you can find the conference website.