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13:15 - 13:55 2 November 2010

LUNCH HOUR LECTURE: Piracy: The Law of the High Seas

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre - accessed via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free and open to anyone on a first-come first-served basis. Lectures are also streamed live online or can be downloaded after the event.
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Keith Michel, UCL Laws

Somali pirates have taken to hijacking and ransoming commercial shipping while dozens of warships patrol the Gulf of Aden to repress their activities. Why do navies not just blow piracy suspects out of the water? Why are suspect pirates sometimes released? Who can put pirates on trial and why are European States transferring pirates to Kenya or the Seychelles for prosecution? UCL’s Professor Keith Michel will explain these and other issues.


Contact

Dan Martin
020 7679 7675 | dan.martin@ucl.ac.uk


Links

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS LECTURE STREAMED LIVE ONLINE AT 13.15 ON 2 NOVEMBER


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