Carl Chinn is Professor of Community History at the University of Birmingham and history advisor for the schools of Perry Beeches The Academy. He is a social historian with a national profile, columnist with the 'Birmingham Mail', public speaker, writer, and charity fundraiser. Professor Chinn is the author of 31 books that include studies of working-class housing, urban working-class life, working-class women's lives, illegal betting, manufacturing, Birmingham, the Black Country, ethnic minorities, and the racecourse wars of the 1920s. Malcolm Dick is Director of the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham. He directed two history projects in Birmingham between 2000 and 2004: the Millennibrum Project, which created a multi-media archive of post-1945 Birmingham history and Revolutionary Players which produced an online resource of the history of the West Midlands region. Malcolm has published books on Joseph Priestley, Matthew Boulton and the history of Birmingham and co-directs the Centre for Printing History & Culture.