Dr Anna Whitelock is a Reader in Early Modern History and is Director of the London Centre for Public History and Heritage. She is an expert on  the Tudors and Stuarts, monarchy,  and other aspects of political and social history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


Dr Graham Smith is a Senior Lecturer in History at Royal Holloway, University of London. His research includes oral history, public history and the history of medicine (and in particular general practice c.1948-1990).

Professor Humayun Ansari is Professor of the History of Islam and Cultural Diversity and Director of the Centre for Minority Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London.  His academic research embraces ethnicity, identity, migration, multiculturalism, Islam in the West, Islamism and Islamophobia.

Professor Justin Champion is currently a member of the Public History Committee for the Historical Association (see HA) and is keen to develop relationships with publics, communities, audiences and individuals outside of the Higher education world.

Dr Edward Madigan is a Lecturer in Public History and First World War Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. His work combines cultural, religious and military history and his main research interests are British identity and culture in wartime and the British and Irish experience and memory of the Great War.