For the Study of the History, Languages, and Cultures of Azerbaijan, the Caucasus and Central Asia
Professor of Global History
Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History, Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College. He specialises in the history of the Byzantine Empire in the 11th Century, and in the history of Asia Minor, Russia and the Balkans. He works on medieval Greek literature and rhetoric, and on diplomatic and cultrual exchange between Constantinople and the islamic world, western Europe and the principalities of southern Russia.