Peter Frankopan

PeterFrankopanPeter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is also Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford, and is one of Britain’s leading Byzantine scholars. The First Crusade – The Call of the East was published by Bodley Head in 2012 and in the US by Harvard. His second book, the best-selling  The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, is a ‘dazzling, opulent exploration and analysis of the forces that have shaped the global economy and the political renaissance in the re-emerging east’.  It is published by Bloomsbury in the UK, Knopf in the US and in many languages around the world.