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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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Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThe Characteristics of Global Rat Populations. #LoveMyJob. https://t.co/4NYsefJRGD @FarangisN Sacre bleu !Are you an Arab female journalist in the Middle East and North Africa? Read about our Network and join our growing… https://t.co/KFsWytJ6iM
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @matthewcobb @guardian @gdnlongread Great piece! Looking forward to reading the masterpiece…Woo hoo - extract from my new book The Idea of the Brain appears as a @Guardian Long Read. Book isn’t officially ou… https://t.co/de9i5cXsh1
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan.@BrucePannier once again on point re how continued imprisonment of #Tajikistan's most popular opposition party lea… https://t.co/jcKAunOhyH
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanNew journal on Silk Road and Central Asian studies--Acta Via Serica https://t.co/oaI6MM2WVN
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThe Cundill Prize’s Peter Frankopan: ‘The Rise of New Powers’: 'Good professors have to be… https://t.co/cAjgKETDoy
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanMon Dieu https://t.co/GhfCsY0tNBA Hindu extremist academic with 2 million Twitter followers alleges that Sonia Gandhi, the president of India’s mai… https://t.co/lbgWRusfQK
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanIt was only in the #Ethiopian Geez language the complete version of the Apocalypse of Peter was preserved now in Pa… https://t.co/7sTilcjeht
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanTold that face mask stocks are running low. Attempting to source one of these. https://t.co/PLcEV8MrX6
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanAmazing job opportunity @unishefhistory! Open-ended position of Lecturer in Ancient History at University of Sheffi… https://t.co/yTIQCfdO3d
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanCoronavirus latest: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims https://t.co/8vKH9GxSxr
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanReading Foucault in the midst of COVOD-19 is too intense. https://t.co/Cz5xB5BgFC
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThe International Investment Bank - the Soviet Union’s development institution heavily linked to the KGB - is on a… https://t.co/F5xKAO9TQ1
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2/27
2020
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Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"The pasta shelves are empty ... There wasn't this much panic when World War II started." https://t.co/cClt9Rny6U
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanWe are thrilled to announce the launching of our latest module for Oxford Bibliographies: Architecture, Planning, a… https://t.co/XKNn5iLnlo
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"I can hardly translate them without blushing”. More in @JonnyLawrence10’s new post William Jones, al-Mutanabbī and… https://t.co/OmqVBG7uwY
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanFantastic discussion with @peterfrankopan on the rise of #china, the implications of #CoronavirusOutbreak for the c… https://t.co/D2wioivvCC
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI'm a firm believer in the surrealist school of foreign policy; the world is much stranger and less predictable tha… https://t.co/jIOGCDaXld
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanLooks like a very good opportunity for budding researchers analysts and scholars from Eurasia! https://t.co/MJxjsWcahC
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanIt's been AGES since I planned my Silk Roads scheme & I finally got to teach it today! Fab curiosity & responses fr… https://t.co/hIpQFDwMbO
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"When... Facebook employees find evidence of Russian meddling, there is little excuse for what happens next: Russia… https://t.co/SgFOrnUCn2
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @Korkinen Thank you ! (Still hoping it will be translates into Kirghiz one day...) cc @baisalov ! @SanaaTauseef @Jay31Junaid I read this last year. @peterfrankopan #TheNewSilkRoads https://t.co/pRpU3jIxIN https://t.co/2NqIqLb5WL
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanIn China, there was a combination of secrecy and ruthless public-health measures in dealing with COVID19. In Iran,… https://t.co/z12f5SMQpc
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanV interesting seminar ⁦@OxfordByzantine⁩ by Alex Mallett of Waseda Univ, Tokyo on structural changes in the Seljuk… https://t.co/EvpNxqxQASHooray - as always - for PLR! For those who don't know, Public Lending Right collects data from libraries and offer… https://t.co/IOOmIM79lh
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"It began on Sunday as a confrontation between police and protesters. After BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s provocation,… https://t.co/hyp1V0xlYs
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanNot sure there could be a clearer sign that European governments simply do not give a shit about Chechens being ass… https://t.co/t1INaFXyxY
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanYou all need to know this. https://t.co/mNgOMiks4l
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanSure, modern life is awful. But just occasionally a reporter accidentally activates a filter on his phone and doesn… https://t.co/heMsUV9WKT
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @ArtofEating @edentravels @QuadrilleBooks Yeah ! Huge congratulations ! 🍾🍾🍾🍾Join us this Friday (28 Feb) for our next GIH Research Seminar led by Dr Dexnell Peters @dexnell on ‘Revolution, em… https://t.co/1Ncx7Vfdwr
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanWe are delighted to announce that the @UniofOxford Professor of Global History Peter Frankopan will chair the 2020… https://t.co/RXcESwAOGK
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @misscs_teach This is amazing - please tell your pupils I’m seriously impressed !
2/26
2020
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2/25
2020
Rail of a good time: Iran turns to railroads to expand Central Asian trade when sanctions deny it access to maritim… https://t.co/gD1VrFxsoz
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanOxford researchers, we need your help. The Bodleian is reviewing current Research Data Management practices & servi… https://t.co/rjSoA2GnL3
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPitt Rivers Museum is updating its Cultural Group Names for the Indigenous Peoples of North America, can you help u… https://t.co/auZkY9eKCo
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI will be discussing my book The Hitler Years at @WaterstonesLPL on Wednesday 25 March with @WWIIadvertising. Detai… https://t.co/RgK49m9r0T
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanCome along to African Classics: Translating texts, translated contexts, with Antjie Krog, Prof Nkosinathi Sithole a… https://t.co/BbT8uWyTpt
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @greg_jenner 💪💪💪Exciting! https://t.co/uX3ypU7c05
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanAt Holborn station. The tannoy just announced a “Code 4 Ice Cream Spillage” on one of the platforms. Makes you proud to be british
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanMy top two demons in Buddhist art: a skeleton in a pink skirt & a devil farting fire. They are among a host of ot… https://t.co/SRC1fhsYJa
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanTuesday, March 31, NYC. In collaboration with ⁦@kalnyc⁩ I’ll be ⁦@92Y⁩ talking about the history, myths and flavou… https://t.co/pGkeA2MBvh
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan50 dead from coronavirus in Qom, according to a credible report. Qom is filled with migrants: Afghans, Lebanese, Ir… https://t.co/SejhPSuyL0
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanWould you like to work with us? Current open positions: ✅ Research Associate (@DigiPathOxf) – apply by 26 Feb ✅ Al… https://t.co/TXSqz3QvpI
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThis week’s @Tweetistorian, Dr. Amanda H. Steinberg @MENALibAHS, works on Women in medieval Arabic epic. I think th… https://t.co/5h02etisux
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"1,434 – from Great Britain" @joannalillis @ChrisRickleton https://t.co/aaj7A5L9zB
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @Byzanzforscher @19Averil (of course not your fault at all ! But I wish academic publishers could move away from ex… https://t.co/UM6KUqVdlaSupposed to be working today but can see myself getting distracted way too often by this absolute beauty of a book:… https://t.co/Vi5DWq6v3z
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @MrEPrimary @ArticuLaight @_Reading_Rocks_ @OpenUni_RfP @booksfortopics @BloomsburyBooks @OUPChildrens How kind - thank you !Just to put it in perspective for you all on the #coronavirus ... https://t.co/RS40RnpwWR
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanResearch suggests share of Russian securities held by foreigners may be double official statistics @zakavkaza https://t.co/eXXGRWZWk7
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan#China lawmakers also approve legislation to ban illegal #wildlife trade and restrict consumption of wild animals,… https://t.co/jDHLyHCrry
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @19Averil Absolutely (But $189 ??? 😱😱😱)Frescoes from Ethiopian churches at Musée du quai Branly in Paris Photos taken earlier this week https://t.co/plv8Yr8tFL
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"To British colonial officials and missionaries in the 19th and early 20th centuries, such items were morbid exampl… https://t.co/Oq0AHgDVUN
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanOn March 5 I will be at the Faculty of Letters of the Istanbul University where I will speak on the mentions of la… https://t.co/flhrI08ETA
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanChaos ahead for Malaysia’s PH government. https://t.co/mqIfTcI5uO
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"The value of this document from 1838 is incalculable. It was always considered an extremely rare jewel of a docume… https://t.co/KuOhSRxpQ9
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanBelt and Road virtual exhibition at #Qinghai Museum, with artefacts of #Tuyuhun Kingdom https://t.co/9SA82fYqkt https://t.co/UnqEaHn8Xg
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2/24
2020
Unprecedented triumph of civil society in #Uzbekistan! Developers who have cut 81 trees today got a criminal case a… https://t.co/6rUzpxTl3o
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan"the table discloses the existence of 61 classified [US diplomatic] agreements. This number almost certainly repres… https://t.co/oQMoTDdbAa
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Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPantokrator Monastery (Zeyrek Mosque), Theotokos Kyriotissa (Kalenderhane Mosque), and Myrelaion Monastery They ar… https://t.co/kMBC8mLCtW
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThe first time this baby elephant touches a paved surface. https://t.co/SlFpq3Z3nh
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanGiving the keynote at this fabulous event on 23 March! “Something borrowed, something new: appropriation and integ… https://t.co/JX0W4LUxPa
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThese are two of the largest stone building blocks ever carved by human hands. The largest monolith (still partly b… https://t.co/nVdcNJDkMD
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanToday in electability https://t.co/xbMyxSFLqB
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @KimGhattas @justinmarozzi Great !Writers: I’m doing this now. Highly recommended. A fabulous scheme, a beautiful library to work in, a lovely team w… https://t.co/lNS5m40Md9
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThis is SO important: let's promote new ways of thinking about a PhD's goals and different modes of promoting resea… https://t.co/755ab35pMj
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanLiterally crying. CRYING https://t.co/e9pskEmDT0
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan @KimGhattas @justinmarozzi Me too !Continuing our unit on #SilkRoads this week which means the chance to revisit some of my favorite camel depictions… https://t.co/GnmtNg6EeI
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanEveryone should listen to yesterday's @Guardian #podcast about the unfolding disaster in #Idlib. Whether you're con… https://t.co/BspC57AnUC
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI cannot agree with this piece at all: real Confucianism was not about blind obedience and Chinese eating practices… https://t.co/AMd7UzjSr3
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanThe China Association of Automobile Manufacturers says: “China’s car market is likely to see sales slide more than… https://t.co/d8RAgCSRSB
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanI think I’ll pass https://t.co/FLWyplOhCy @cath_fletcher Terrific review - congratulations Catherine !!! 👏👏👏Jailed Iranian Ecologist Says Threatened With Rape, Death, Forced To Imitate Animals https://t.co/0pTyAFab0A
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanDelighted to see this lovely review of my new book in The Times - out on 5 March. https://t.co/PgFsesrliA
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2/23
2020
Wonderful that we are able to support early career scholars @OxfordByzantine for the @oxbyz 2020 conference. More d… https://t.co/y904zqYqbV'Fame really just means you get noticed a great deal – not that you get understood, appreciated or loved.' This is… https://t.co/9CaKl6jsrf
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan📢📢Another date for your diaries! The OCBR is pleased to be sponsoring travel bursaries available to European studen… https://t.co/sUye1PLz6Q
Retweeted by Peter Frankopan“...one learns quickly that writing in a foreign language is not about using different words, but it is operating o… https://t.co/B1OFf41wQU
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanUNESCO designated #Lahore as the ‘city of literature’, says #RaziAhmed, founder of #LLF during his welcome address.… https://t.co/MXoCiZiWdX
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanLet's unwrap this a little. Starting 2021, every musician, artist, actor, dancer, film crew will need a visa to com… https://t.co/UGgNZc30JH
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanPaging @AuthorsCC https://t.co/dtEB3Pq41W @noahbarkin @Julie_C_Smith @gmfus @merics_eu @m_huotari Cingratulations Noah - great fit 👏👏👏A brief history of the 20th and early 21st Century... #ClimateChange #GlobalWarming #savetheplanet @BittuSahgalhttps://t.co/qB04LKWeSw
Retweeted by Peter FrankopanAmazing. https://t.co/jqPsgfzyhBA fun thing about papal history is how successive popes alternate between hardline reformer and hedonistic party bo… https://t.co/2RAsCS1x5I
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2/21
2020
The UK and others announce co-ordinated public attribution of GRU cyber-attacks against Georgia that took place in… https://t.co/GQC5IOSx0U
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