HumTec is an interdisciplinary Project House at RWTH Aachen University funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments. HumTec aims at fostering high level interdisciplinary research between the humanities/social sciences and the engineering/natural sciences.
Three Continuation Projects, three Boost Fund Projects and eight Seed Fund Projects with different research topics have been specified.
Prof. Mittelberg will hold a plenary talk at the 11th conference of the society for ‘Researching and Applying Metaphor’ on July 1 at the Free University of Berlin. In her talk she will present a new frames-based account of metonymy and metaphor in gesture and other visuo-spatial modalities.
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