Metaphor Festival Amsterdam ’17
The conference starts on Wednesday 30 August with a social gathering (evening, optional) and formally opens on Thursday 31 August at 9.00 a.m. The conference closes on Saturday 2 September at the end of the afternoon.
Thursday 31 August & Friday 1 September will be filled with academic presentations from metaphor researchers from all over the world. Plenary lectures will be delivered by Kathleen Ahrens (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and by Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Moscow State Linguistic University). “The academic program” takes place at the P.C Hoofthuis, Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam.
Saturday 2 September we present several interesting workshops and metaphor related activities: an academic day with a fun twist! We invite all participants at University library Amsterdam, Singel 425, Amsterdam.