Politics and Humour: Theory and Practice

A two-day interdisciplinary conference at The University of Kent
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th January 2015.

The School of Arts, University of Kent, is pleased to announce a two-day comedy conference taking place on 16th and 17th January 2015. This event will stimulate the dialogue between the theory and practice of comedy, and hopes to bring together theorists and practitioners, academics and performers, on the topic of politics and humour. The conference will host two days of papers alongside workshops, with stand-up comedy performances on the evening of Friday 16th and a concluding roundtable discussion in the late afternoon of Saturday 17th.

Confirmed participants include Dr Oliver Double (University of Kent), Dr Brett Mills (University of East Anglia), Dr Louise Peacock (University of Hull), Prof. Delia Chiaro (University of Bolognia) and keynote speaker Dr Sharon Lockyer (Brunel University).

The conference fee will be £35, with a concessionary rate of £20 for PG students and independent scholars. For more information about the event, please email kentcomedy2015@gmail.com.

You can buy your tickets here.