Dr Paul Wordsworth

Dr Paul Wordsworth

Dr Paul Wordsworth is a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford focussing on the archaeology of the medieval Caucasus and Central Asia. He is currently directing a new archaeological project exploring the remains of a frontier city of the early Islamic Caliphate in Azerbaijan. He has carried out extensive archaeological fieldwork in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan) and received his PhD from the University of Copenhagen on medieval Central Asian trade routes and travel.