Winter Workshop Workplace Humor


Please reserve the dates (January 7th - 8th, 2019) now and plan to be in Zurich for an exciting, interdisciplinary event for early career humor scholars.

Keynote speakers and humor experts

We are pleased to announce the following international humor experts who will give keynotes and serve as mentors: 




This is the preliminary workshop program:



Our workshop will take place here in the main UZH building in the Senatszimmer (KOL-E-13), Ramistrasse 71 in Zurich.

Application criteria:

The workshop is aimed for PhD students as well as early career post docs. Applications can be sent until November, 7th to Dr. Jennifer Hofmann ( including:

  • Abstract with background of research, thesis, or humor-related project (max. 500 words)
  • CV
  • Short summary of motivation for participation and expectations (max. 200 words)


Funding by the UZH Graduate Campus via a GRC Grant is gratefully acknowledged.