Australasian Humour Studies Network Conference

The 23rd AHSN Conference will take place 1-3 February 2017 at the School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) campus of Federation University Australia. “Humour: Here and There; Then and Now” is the conference theme, recognising that when differing cultures collide—as occurred in Ballarat during its foundation in 1837 and the gold rush era of the 1850s—both tragedy and humour may result. For information on transport and accommodation and early enquiries, visit our Events page on the AHSN webpages at University of Sydney. More information on the Call for Papers is located there.

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This is the conference proposal and review website. To submit your proposal for a paper, you must first register as a 'User' on this website.  To create your personal account, please REGISTER, selecting 'Author' as your role. You may then ‘Log in’ and follow the prompts on 'User Home' as an Author to 'Make New Submission' in order to upload your Proposal.

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Abstracts from previous year’s conferences are available at the link below.


2016: The 22nd Conference of the Australasian Humour Studies Network (AHSN)

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AHSN conference abstracts

2016: The 22nd Conference of the Australasian Humour Studies Network (AHSN)
Peter Kirkpatrick Kirkpatrick