The II International Conference on Verbal Humour (#CIHV2024) will take place at the University of Alicante (Spain) from October 16 to 18, 2024. Sponsored by GRIALE and the research projects PID2019-104980GB-I00 “Interactional Humour in Spanish. Oral, written, and technological genres” (MCIN/AEI//10.13039/501100011033) and PROMETEO/2021/079 “Pragmatic labelling for an observatory of identity of women and men through humour. The platform Observahumor.com” (Consellería de Innovación, Universidades, Ciencia y Sociedad Digital. Generalitat Valenciana), it is a magnificent opportunity to bring together international researchers of the highest level, focusing on verbal humour and its idiosyncrasy from diverse perspectives. Moreover, it is an excellent opportunity to share knowledge about the latest advances in linguistic humour and to strengthen new research networks among the various attendees or promote new ones.