Peter Frankopan appointed as Associate Director of King’s Silk Roads Programme

Peter Frankopan - Associate Director of the Silk Roads Programme
Peter Frankopan - Associate Director of the Silk Roads Programme

King’s is delighted that Peter Frankopan, the foremost expert on the Silk Roads in the UK, has joined the Silk Roads Programme as its associate director. He is currently Professor of Global History at Oxford University, Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College. Bringing together research which spans the history of the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Russia, Persia and South Asia, his international bestseller The Silk Roads: A New History of the World was voted ‘book of the decade’ by the Sunday Times and has been translated into multiple languages from Chinese and Russian to Spanish, Dutch and German.
 

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