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:

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

The keynote speakers' abstracts can be found here

The keynote speakers' talks were recorded and can be found on Youtube:

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.