Richard J. Evans

Biography

Richard J. Evans is Regius Professor of History and president of Wolfson College at Cambridge University. He chairs the UK’s Spoliation Advisory Panel. The views expressed here are his own.

Recent Posts

Adolf & Eva

Wild speculations by amateur psychoanalysts painted Hitler as a pervert of every caste and creed. A new book unearths the surprisingly mundane truth: he adored the young, fun-loving, Elizabeth Arden–wearing, cigarette-smoking Eva Braun.

Art in the Time of War

From Jason and the Golden Fleece to Napoleon and the Rosetta Stone it has been to the victor go the spoils. There may no longer be whole-scale pillaging of the Nazi era, but from Egypt to Iraq the tradition continues.

Richard J. Evans