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Forthcoming Summer School

The 18th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter will take place from the 2nd-7th July 2018, hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, England, at the university's campus in Telford, Shropshire. The organisers will be Josianne Boutonnet and Tracey Platt.

Previous Summer Schools

  • 17th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA (July 17th-22nd, 2017).

  • 16th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Transilvania University, Brașov, Romania (July 4th-9th, 2016).


  • 15th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia (July 13 - 18, 2015)

  • 14th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK (July 14 - 19, 2014)

  • 13th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Magdeburg, Germany (July 22 - 27, 2013)

  • 12th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Eastern Finland, Savonlinna, Finland (July 2 - 7, 2012)

  • 11th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia (August 15 - 20, 2011)

  • 10th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland (July 5 - 10, 2010)
  • 9th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Granada, Granada, Spain (June 29 - July 4, 2009)
  • 8th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at Dunarea de Jos University, Galati, Romania (June 23 - 28, 2008)
  • 7th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK (July 9 - 14, 2007)
  • 6th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland (July 10 - 15, 2006 )

  • 5th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany (July 25 - 30, 2005)

  • 4th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter at University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK (Sept. 6-11, 2004)

  • 3rd International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (Sept. 15-20, 2003)

  • 2nd International Summer School and Colloquium, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, UK (June 24 -29, 2002)

  • 1st International Summer School and Colloquium, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, UK (June 25 - 30, 2001)