This conference considered various aspects of corsairing, piracy and ransom in the Mediterranean.

CHAIR: Elena Frangakis-Syrett (CUNY)

Elizabeth Zachariadou (Crete) Itinerant corsairs in the Aegean (14th-15th centuries) 

Nicolas Vatin (Paris) Tableau de la piraterie dans les eaux ottomanes en 1559-1560

Pàl Fodor (ELTE, Budapest) Piracy, ransom, slavery and trade: French participation in the liberation of Ottoman slaves from Malta 

Maurits van den Boogert (Leiden) Loss and liability: who pays the prizes of corsairs?

Suraiya Faroqhi (Munich) Ottoman views on piracy in the Adriatic in the 16th and 17th centuries 

Gelina Harlaftis (Piraeus) Corsairs and Pirates in the Mediterranean during Ottoman Rule 

Alexander de Groot (Leiden) Barbary Legend revisited: Ottoman peace treaties from Algiers (17th-18th centuries) 

Eyal Ginio (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Piracy and redemption in the Aegean: the sicil evidence