- International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS at Holy Names University, Oakland, California)
- Humor: International Journal of Humor Research (Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin)
- International Summer Schools and Symposia on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications
- European Workshops on Humour Studies (University of Bologna, Forlì)
- CORHUM (L’Association pour le développement des recherches sur le Comique, le Rire et l’Humour, and journal, Humoresques)
- American Comedy Archives (Emerson College)
- International Society for Empirical Aesthetics
- Association for the Study of Play (TASP)
- Humor Research website (Willibald Ruch and Ursula Beerman, Psychology, University of Zurich), and associated page listing On-line Humor Research Projects and People around the world. To post, contact
- Humour-Research Discussion Group
- Humor in America (An e-publication of original and re-posted essays etc on American humour topics)
- Interactive listserve on American humour
Top left: International delegates to the 2008 ISHS Conference are played into a banquet at the Parador de Sigűenza by mediaeval musicians.
Top right: Italian dramatist and mime, Dario Fo, performs in the amphitheatre for delegates at the 2002 ISHS Conference, Castello Bertinoro, Università di Bologna.
Top left: Christie Davies (Emeritus, University of Reading), 2008 ISHS President, with Dr Germán Payo Losa (Educahumor, Salamanca) at the ISHS Conference in Spain, July 2008.
Top right: Paavo Kerkkänen, who researches gelotophobia (fear of being laughed at), consults Don Quixote outside his birthplace at the 2008 ISHS Conference in Spain.