ISHS conference 2018

Humour researchers and practitioners are invited to Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss humour from its basic definitions to innovative research and everything in between. Bringing together a variety of scholars, students and creative practitioners, ISHS Tallinn 2018 focuses on the broad theme of “Humour: positively ? transforming” - on the creative aspect and contextual nature of humour.

NOW WELCOMES SPECIAL PANELS

Open October 1 - November 1, 2017

Find the call for panels here. Suggestions from all of you who want to organise a special panel, workshop, debate, roundtable or any other format should be sent to ishsconference2018@gmail.com.

WHERE

The conference will take place in the Estonian capital of Tallinn - the city where where the medieval meets the modern.

How to get here? Easy! See the options here.

In 2018, all of Estonia will celebrate the country's 100th anniversary.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Panels: Oct 1-Nov 1
  • Papers: Nov 1 - Mar 31
  • Early registration deadline Feb 15
  • Full refund (minus fees) April 15
  • REGISTRATION FEES

      Early bird Regular
    ISHS members €220 €250
    Non-members €250 €280
    Students €100 €120

    The registration fee includes:
  • At least one reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • A creative conference day outside of Tallinn
  • Conference materials (bag, programme, map of the city, etc)
  • Acceptance notifications for abstracts will be sent out on a rolling basis within 1-2 weeks of submitting.

    ACCOMMODATION

    Tallink City Hotel

    (Laikmaa 5, Tallinn)

    Standard sgl/twin 89€/room/night (rates include breakfast)

    Make your reservations by sending an email to hotelbooking@tallink.ee and mention the promotion code ISHS2018. Offer is available until May 1st.

    Seaport Hotel

    (Uus-Sadama 23, Tallinn)

    Standard sgl 78€/room/night Standard twin 83€/room/night (rates include breakfast)

    Reserve a room via the hotel home page reservation system and use the promotion code ISHS2018. The offer is available until May 21.

    WHO

    Contact the conference office:

    ishsconference2018 (at) gmail.com

    Conference chair Liisi Laineste (Estonian Literary Museum),

    Conference secretary Anastasiya Fiadotava (University of Tartu)