The Rivista Italiana di Studi sull’Umorismo (RISU) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal, open source, two issues annually.

The journal is dedicated to increasing the depth of Humor Sciences across disciplines with the ultimate aim of improving scientific research.

It is rooted in Italy, and mainly addressed to the Italian scientific community and readership, with a presence also in the international scenario: at least one article in each issue is planned to be in English by authors from countries other than Italy.

RISU will cover all areas of HUMOR RESEARCH, including but not limited to psychology, cultural and social studies, education, communication, linguistics, literature, translation studies, medicine, and philosophy.

Our dedicated technical and editorial team members from different fields of humor research ensures the quality and review standard of our publications. RISU publishes original articles, letters to editor and reviews.