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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

Dr Felicity Heal

British social and religious history of the C16th and C17th; social practices of elites, especially hospitality and gift-exchange; the political and cultural nature of religious identity in Britain and Ireland

Professor Michael Hunter

Intellectual history of late 17th century Britain, especially the early Royal Society and the 'decline of magic'; editions of Robert Boyle and others; visual culture.