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Professor of Global History at Oxford. SNF Director, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. Silk Roads. Needs coffee

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@greg_jenner As good as it gets.'There is fashion, there is fad Some is good, some is bad And the joke rather sad, That it's all just a little bit… https://t.co/rzwycYiJe8 @peterfrankopan This is like a renaissance painting. The more you look at it, the more hidden beauty you discover
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanMakes me feel very nostalgic for the 90s.... https://t.co/PdwIja5wJh
8/3
2021
@peterfrankopan @jessphillips I hope Digby Jones listens to this. 😂
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan👇😂👇😂 https://t.co/qeuAFXwhca @AliaGvR @jonawils 😂Every piece of data from real-life shows the vaccines work very, very well— yes, even against Delta. Just checked U… https://t.co/QE6ZVSyYnK
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"The dialectic of the chip crisis would have delighted scholars of the Frankfurt School, if only for exposing the i… https://t.co/AGlPj6RLvx
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @paola_please (Thank you - need to finish it first !) @jamiesusskind CONGRATULATIONS !!!! 🍾🍾🍾😍😍😍A couple of spots still left in my @guardian Masterclass on "How to write a Long Read": three hours of geeking out… https://t.co/XREelCV8Of
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @paola_please It’s coming in my next one ! @RMCunliffe @JohnAshmore 👏👏👏 @peterfrankopan @poetrywales @ZoeBrigley What an honour to be appointed joint editor of @poetrywales with my friend… https://t.co/vR1TCXux6r
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanNear Thonis-Heracleion (https://t.co/KTfuSOBjcW), by the Canopic mouth of the Nile, baskets of fruit filled with do… https://t.co/xcgg1Royfj
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan#OPPORTUNITY for UK organisations to partner with us for the Musicians in Residence programme, 2021/22. We're look… https://t.co/V62219IZcd
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @MarvinPoet @poetrywales @ZoeBrigley Congratulations Marvin !Buy this - even at full price it's a steal ! 👇 https://t.co/UUALcOVp22Something to think about for when @AuthorsCC plan the next tour: elite sports stars stuck together (and not able to… https://t.co/i5CBNfiBTv @fitzmorrissey @jonawils @iranicaonline Haha ! I had no idea. But I now know what to do if I ever get 'ear disease' ! @MalikasKitchen @ApplesAndSnakes @AutHourPod @jessphillips Hope you enjoy them ! #HaveAGoodJourney @JubalBarca @jonawils Personal choice, I’d suggest(Before you ask: pretty certain aubergine/eggplant means the vegetable 🍆🍆🍆 not the emoji 🍆🍆🍆)Reading about the Caliph al-Wahtiq, his weakness for aubergines/eggplants. He managed 40 in one session. Wondering… https://t.co/WWNSkuvEqJGlobal Britain means reaching out to the world. We need Brits to speak German, Hindi, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Rus… https://t.co/xGWaBGNmDV
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @wmarybeard 😍😍😍 @Edeaulx Would be a good follow-up to this landmark research correlating obesity and corruption in the countries of… https://t.co/DPpu3PjucUThe Kiswah that covered the Ka’bah in Mecca in 2004 - silver damask, with Quranic calligraphy in gold and silver. https://t.co/cqxyTChcgT @Nigelgd1 @BBCr4today @franakviacorka 👏👏👏 @Peter__Leonard 1000 manat says he never went airborneThe brilliant @jessphillips on being an MP, how to improve politics - and why (as so often) Belinda Carlisle has al… https://t.co/vXfEAiCoDb
8/2
2021
The #Olympics are ace. https://t.co/PkL4WOpw6lFave moment of the Olympics so far. Barshim (Qatar) and Tamberi (Italy) were tied in the high-jump final. The offic… https://t.co/YPgJ8Jm5x5
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanAn absolutely first-rate review... David Sexton in The Sunday Times is ecstatic about a mammoth new biography of… https://t.co/s8p5i4nBds
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanIndia's first and only individual gold medallist, @Abhinav_Bindra 🎯🥇 #StrongerTogether https://t.co/3XyOs7S3cK
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanWow ! https://t.co/xcNu64nSVf @campbellclaret @maxwhitlock1 Looking for a pommel horse on EBay now….Brilliant video for England’s most famous celebrity cricketer - that deserves donations on its own. Please do give… https://t.co/IVdvLAHAxEOfficials say 107 of the 112 forest fires raging in Turkey are under control. The ones in Manavgat and Marmaris, th… https://t.co/ryEVIozB81
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8/1
2021
Let It Rain: Anger, Frustration Increase As Central Asia's Drought Continues https://t.co/QC1kPZoh6x
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPresident Biden on Cuba: "We are adding sanctions against the Revolutionary National Police as well as individual s… https://t.co/BmSVoYk91R
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanBack on @SkyNews with @peterfrankopan & @AnnaJonesSky after 11:30 taking you through tomorrow’s headlines including… https://t.co/Kuv8ciPaJ2
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @joshspero @drdanielcook Selfie-generation re-telling of a classic story. 'I didnt ask to come into this world.....'' @JonathanBoff @dinaashersmith Amazing woman to explain in person that fractions make all the difference - and that… https://t.co/wG5Xv05KrgWhat a champion. Total respect @dinaashersmithOne of the things that the nerd in me will miss the most about covering China's economy is having a go at hot takes… https://t.co/NZhWA0tL4z
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanGetting into the handwriting of the Vindolanda tablets. There's the fancy-pants writing of the military scribes (th… https://t.co/pvJsiAZaMb
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanChina's new ambassador to the United States: "He likened the Communist Party’s takeover of Tibet to Abraham Lincoln… https://t.co/IUCha7dnNR
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanActually, Frankenstein is the name of the… author?! https://t.co/3zdb0gHHji
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanGreat opportunity for early career economist/political economist with interests in Russia & Eurasia. 3 years, plent… https://t.co/OrNnvUE3aL
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanJust caught up with this excellent conversation: Stylishly chaired; expertly delivered. Even if you heard @SecDef s… https://t.co/UukIMiFmrP
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanTerrifying https://t.co/jagmLwHScfCall for Papers: Human Agency and Global Challenges: Re-centering social change in archaeology. Three-day conferenc… https://t.co/HBc5INQoEr
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanListening to @ProfBrianCox right now on @BBCr4today making the case for #BurlingtonHouse including @SocAntiquarieshttps://t.co/1WoKfDS6Bw
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan𝐎𝐁𝐒𝐈𝐃𝐈𝐀𝐍: Natural Volcanic glass Obsidian is produced from felsic lava Fracture: Conchoidal Credit: Outlaw Rocks.… https://t.co/5wIRL08Yin
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI've done a lot of podcasts for my book Weak Strongman. I think this is one of the best. Hope you enjoy. My bit s… https://t.co/SP3SXOzggF
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @peterfrankopan @JudithHerrin2 @_mirelaivanova_ @AlexandraVukov1 @OxfordByzantine Here is that dream https://t.co/ZWfAmWIOd7
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan1/6 Because the SNB is one of the few central banks that invests in equity, its investment profits in the first hal… https://t.co/Mh4WXN33HT
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanIn this 6thC CE letter from Sion to Leontios, he describes a fight over stolen leather that first broke out between… https://t.co/qqchuPzg6j
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThis is good news. Here is the full press release re govt initiative for Latin teaching etc. More students to learn… https://t.co/6nRbG66sCn
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7/31
2021
@peterfrankopan Run on the Silk road 🤨 https://t.co/qR372fempG
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanTempted to take up the #triathlon #Olympics🚨 NEW report with @DCRES_Harvard 🚨 Earlier this year we organized two seminars with on Japan and South Korea's re… https://t.co/hJgUqkOPpL
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanHuge thanks to @JudithHerrin2 and @AnthonyBarnett for hosting a lovely summer drinks party to celebrate… https://t.co/m0TJTz50hfThe Olympic spirit represented in an interview! https://t.co/clqAJxUUfI
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPeristyle of Diocletian's Palace Split, Croatia https://t.co/hWG2VAYALq
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanHi! Want to write for me? @Diplomat_APAC is looking for a new paid blogger to write 4x a month for our Flashpoints… https://t.co/FWlApF91CR
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanLots of attention currently directed to #CentralAsia's perceptions of + reaction to events in #Afghanistan. To my m… https://t.co/N6yKIvW5Td
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanOn this day in 1840, #Russia's emperor Nicholas I banned the use in official documents of designation of 'Belarusia… https://t.co/lWvUu4AcIf
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"..what the ideal holiday should be. It should be filled with elongated periods of empty time — the pleasure lies i… https://t.co/yZQPQfTi0r
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan🇺🇸🇮🇳 Adding to the list of US-India defense and security interactions in recent months, @USSOCOM commander Gen. Cla… https://t.co/3dioP0bKYl
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanNews Post: Junior Research Fellowships 2022 at Christ's College, University of Cambridge https://t.co/JuqS77Gupb
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan'The larger purpose of this unprecedented action is almost certainly to deter reporting and writing on matters of l… https://t.co/UpN1vc6S6b
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanDelighted to see Europe and the Anglo-Saxons out today. It is free online until 13 August https://t.co/TT1mvNWsUm
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan#TheSilkRoads Illustrated Edition by @peterfrankopan and Neil Packer is a great book for children to read and for a… https://t.co/Vh8CzVjSfV
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7/30
2021
You won't see a better answer than this after someone has just won Olympic gold (via @guardian_sport)... https://t.co/s2kREo2bai
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI can't overstate how important this is. An effective US policy toward China requires making widely available trans… https://t.co/K7IHo9nvJS
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanSergo Sutyagin, Uzbekistan's best known architect, passed away from covid. He designed some of the most iconic ven… https://t.co/QJ2GiZI7N0
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan[🚨] Please Reveluv spread this‼️ Unstoppable fires are now all over Turkey. Around 58 different places in Turkey a… https://t.co/f06C7UNX42
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanReally interesting esp on how streaming has changed music, incl length of songs (c. 2.5 mins) and their parts (chor… https://t.co/m8GHhIHBWB
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanFour days into #Tokyo2020 and I haven't even pushed a novel set in #Tokyo called TOKYO. So here is the flagrant sel… https://t.co/BF95EaYHVr
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan“Cornell researchers are using high-resolution satellite imagery to monitor and document endangered and damaged cul… https://t.co/R5HMf76c7s
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI am sceptical https://t.co/zvQZInrUQv
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanOur second #CAPPodcast episode on our recent online discussion about the resurgence of the #Taliban in #Afghanistanhttps://t.co/ESacHNFqz1
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan📢NEW BLOGPOST 🔥The Futures of Intellectual History🔥 Fitzroy Morrissey @fitzmorrissey (All Souls): 'The Venture of… https://t.co/HUUkcEbPNP
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPerhaps that is exactly why the US 🇺🇸 is pulling out now — the move could possibly become an American trap if China… https://t.co/j6JFDwLeOB
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7/29
2021
CFP: Securing Power in the Sixth-Century Roman Empire, Online Workshop, University of Cambridge, December 7, 2021.… https://t.co/5IFnYGr7R0
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanLooks great - as always ! 👇 https://t.co/cN3BVS6GRdToday we celebrate St Vladimir the Great, the Grand Prince of Kiev and Novgorod who spread Christian faith among th… https://t.co/3XIw48TXgU
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan🔥🔥GAS MARKET🔥🔥: U.K. natural gas benchmark NBP just ***hit the 100 pence / therm mark*** for the first time in near… https://t.co/sW2m6VWU2v
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanOh another one.. Hello, nice to meet ya all… “Meet the Turk: He searches for what most men do not even know exists” https://t.co/ASsklyRsIO
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @AnishESPN 🙌 @chrs1927 @AnishESPN 🙌🙌🙌Run !!! https://t.co/DcoJ6xzxoXVideo of the 2nd century BC Roman ship found in Isola delle Femmine, Sicily https://t.co/aFiyxcKhzM
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @AnishESPN Thank you !Here’s one for all the history buffs. @peterfrankopan’s “The Silk Roads” reads like a historical travelogue and a p… https://t.co/pyEasZAAXs
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanQuite a lot going on in the South Caucasus today: Baku violates Armenian territory (an ongoing conflict in which Al… https://t.co/ql1k5uUl70
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanWow ! https://t.co/9FPzJHJsob
7/28
2021

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