Buccaneers, Corsairs, Pirates and Privateers – Connecting the Early Modern Seas

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:44am
Susanne Gruss & Marcus Hartner / FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg & University of Bielefeld
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Until recently manifestations of piracy as well as of its state-sanctioned counterpart, privateering, were mostly discussed as geographically isolated cultural phenomena. Depictions of armed robbery at sea in the early modern period have traditionally tended to focus on specific regions associated with seemingly distinct types of seafarers and their piratical practices of prize-taking.