The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture 2016: Peter Frankopan

source: Yale University    2016年9月20日
Professor Peter Frankopan delivered the 2016 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture at Yale University on September 13, 2016. The annual Lecture is organized by the Hellenic Studies Program at Yale University and honors the Program’s sponsors. Professor Frankopan is a historian at Oxford University, where he is Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. He works on the history of the Mediterranean, Russia, the Middle East, Persia, Central Asia, and beyond, and on relations between Christianity and Islam. He also specializes in medieval Greek literature, and translated The Alexiad for Penguin Classics (2009). He often writes for the international press, including The New York Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian and has contributed to many TV and Radio documentaries. The talk was based on his latest book The Silk Roads: A New History of the World.

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