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Professor Robert Evans FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Formerly Regius Professor of History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Modern History of East-Central Europe, University of Oxford, 1969 - 1990
  • Professor of European History, University of Oxford, 1992 - 1997
  • Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford, 1997
  • Regius Professor of History, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1993


Rudolf II and his world 1973

The making of the Habsburg monarchy 1979

The languages of history and the history of language 1998

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Denis Crouzet

Religions history, 'Histoire de l'imaginaire', Wars of religion, War & peace during the European Renaissance, astrology, early modern political thought.

Professor Joachim Whaley

The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present

Professor Knud Haakonssen

History of moral, political & legal thought 1600-1800, especially natural law & rights; Enlightenment in Germany, Scandinavia & Scotland; scholarly editions of eighteenth century texts.

Professor Peter Mandler

Modern British history, especially cultural, intellectual and social; the histories of the humanities and social sciences in comparative perspective