Director, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research
Peter Frankopan is the director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and a senior research fellow at Worcester College, Oxford. He is the author of The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (2015). He lives in Oxford.
War and peace
War, on drugs
Killing people is hard and horrible. No wonder that warriors, from berserkers to jihadis, need drugs to get in the mood
The heart of the world
The Silk Road – from the Eastern Mediterranean to China’s Pacific shore – is once again the centre of the world
Don’t let the rise of Europe steal world history