Masterclass Middle East – Lecture #1

The Silk Road of the Middle East  21 February, 17:00-19:00 RĂ©sidence Palace, Wetstraat 155, 1040 Brussels   The first lecture will be on The Middle East as the centre of the world, and its periphery. It will look at how trade, religion, identity and authority have shaped regional and global history not only of the recent past but over many centuries.   Peter Frankopan Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is founding Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. He works on the history of...