Abstract Concepts International Symposium 2016, Amsterdam, November 18, 2016

4788963707_ccbb9906d9_mThe University of Amsterdam will be holding the Abstract Concepts International Symposium 2016 on lexicography, computer linguistics, and semantics on the 18th of November 2016. Just a few of the questions which will be explored at this event include the role of language in shaping and indexing the concrete and the abstract the influence of metaphors in conceptual understanding and the symbolic nature of language and meaning. Some of the invited keynote speakers include: Prof. Friedemann Pulvermueller, Prof. Gabriella Vigliocco, Prof. Alessandro Lenci, and Prof. Piek Vossen. This event will be hosted by the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam.