Talk

Pirates and Utopia: How the Western Indian Ocean has been narrated as a Pirate Haven

28 Feb 2012

Event times

7.00pm

Cost of entry

Tickets: £5 concessions £3

Peninsula Arts

Plymouth, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Bus Stop drops off on North Hill
  • Plymouth Railway Station 5 mins walk

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About

History Lecture Series
Dr Stephanie Jones, University of Southampton

A specialist in the interdisciplinary field of law and literature, Stephanie Jones is interested in literary and legal narratives of the Indian Ocean over the past 400 years.

In her lecture she plans to explore links between the current situation off the Somali coast and earlier stories about Indian
Ocean piracy, looking at texts and situations from the 17th Century to the present, with a focus on how literary and legal texts have represented piracy.

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