Richard J. Evans is Professor of History at the University of Cambridge. He specializes in the social and cultural history of Germany in the twentieth century. Evans published a large number of books, of which In Defense of History (1999) and the Third Reich trilogy (2003-2008) are the best-known. He was expert witness in the David Irving trial and described this experience in Telling Lies about Hitler: The Holocaust, History and the David Irving Trial (2002). The Third Reich in History and Memory was published in 2015.