Remembering and Memorialising the West Country Captives of Barbary Piracy, C. 1600-1675
  • Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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Dr Jo Esra is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Exeter, where she took her doctorate. Her research looks at the topic of Barbary Pirates during the 17th century, which is the subject of this evening’s lecture with a focus on memorialisation in the West Country.  

Date: 18 October
Time: 19:00-20:00 + time for questions
Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £6/£4.20. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPIA.

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