In 2008, the seventh international conference on researching and applying metaphor took place at the University of Extremadura, from 29 to 31 May.
The theme of the conference was "Metaphor in Cross-Cultural Communication".
The invited speakers at this conference were:
- Raymond W. Gibbs (University of California Santa Cruz, United States
- Zoltan Kövecses (Eötvos Loránd Tudományegyetem, Budapest, Hungary)
- Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India)
- Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (University of La Rioja, Logroño, Spain)
Here you can find the archived conference website.