The 1730 Conant House is open Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm and Saturday, 10 to 1, for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. The Hallett Barn Visitors Center features “We Who Adventure Far” about whaling in Falmouth. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year, including celebrating the 50th anniversary of the College Light Opera Company. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2018 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 8 for non-members, and are held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
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Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal, “Contemporary Maritime Piracy and the Ocean Environment”
July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm$5.00
Dr. Twyman-Ghoshal will discuss some of her research on maritime piracy in our globalized world. The talk will explore what maritime piracy is, the nature and trends of contemporary maritime piracy around the world, and an exploration of some of the root causes of Somali piracy. The conversation will delve into the relationship between the ocean environment (specifically illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing) and maritime piracy.
Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal holds a Ph.D. in Criminology and Justice Policy from Northeastern University, a Master’s degree in International Business Law from Queen Mary College, University of London and a Bachelor’s degree in Law with honors from University of Wolverhampton. Dr. Twyman-Ghoshal’s main research interests include governance, globalization and how these affect transnational crime, white collar crime, corruption, terrorism, and maritime piracy.
Sponsored by the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod