Sun22Jan2017Fri27Jan2017University of Amsterdam
The Metaphor Lab Amsterdam organizes its fifth summer/winter school in just as many years. The school is open for all PhD students and recent postdoc researchers who are interested in learning about the methods of metaphor identification and analysis developed in the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam.
Mon22May2017Istituto Svizzero di Roma
This workshop addresses general questions about the nature and functioning of metaphors by engaging with current debates in philosophy and cognitive linguistics.
This conference is part of an ongoing intedisciplinary research project on the persuasive effects of metaphors in argumentation. It aims to bring together leading experts from philosophy, argumentation studies, cognitive science, and linguistics in an attempt to shed light on the nature of metaphors and their impact and usefulness in argumentation in the context of a knowledge society.
2nd European Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Inference
The Metaphor Lab Amsterdam is delighted to announce that the next Metaphor Festival will take place in Amsterdam from 31 August through 2 September 2017. The Metaphor Festival is an annual conference on the use of figurative language and other modes of figurative expression.