Humor and Satire in Contemporary Europe Cultural, Political, and Legal Perspectives: Summer School, University of Groningen, July 14-20, 2019

The second edition of the summer school Humor and Satire in Contemporary Europe: Cultural, Political and Legal Perspectives will take place at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) from 14 to 20 July 2019. The course will feature seminars and lectures on the following topics (among several others):

– Satire and populism in Europe and the US;
– Current debates on dark humor and its limits (Charlie Hebdo etc.);
– New forms of comedy and humor across media.

Other activities include a workshop for MA and PhD students, and one on interdisciplinary approaches to humor. More details, including a list of confirmed speakers, can be found here; the full programme will be uploaded soon. The deadline for application is 5 May 2019.
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Here is a link to the course website.