Invitation – Symposium on Political Humor – online 28-29 May 2021

Inviting you to participate in the two day online Incitatus Symposium on Political Humor on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th May, beginning at 11.00 Brasilia time (16.00 CET).   

There are some excellent topics being covered and I am honoured to be opening the symposium with a richly illustrated session on:

‘Folly as a stalking horse – the freedom of the fool’ (Friday 28th May at 11.00 Brasilia / 16.00 CET).

To register (free of charge), please use this link:

Organised by the University of Parana, the Symposium has presentations in English or Portuguese – click here to download the programme.

Note: all times given in the programme are for Brasilia (GMT -3 / CET -5). 

Hope to see some of you there! 


Image credit: Sketch of a fool in cap and bells on a bucking horse, British Library scan from the monograph, Recollections of Old Christmas: a masque performed at Grimston, Thomas C. Croker (1850), public domain.



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