Hywel Williams is a historian, commentator, and broadcaster. His books include The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450; Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire; Sun Kings: A History of Kingship; Cassell’s Chronology of World History: Dates, Events and Ideas that Made History; Days that Changed the World; Guilty Men: Conservative Decline and Fall; Britain's Power Elites, In Our Time: A History of Oratory, and The Seven Ages of Britain.
His television credits, as writer and presenter, include documentaries on David Lloyd George, Pope Benedict XV, contemporary architecture, Britain's coal industry, a six-part international history of the late 20th century, 'Promised Land'- a social and economic history of post 1945 Wales, and 'How Empires Fall', a six part series on the decline of the Roman, British, Dutch, Spanish, French and Ottoman empires.
Stefania Adam is an editorial consultant at the Erasmus Forum. She oversees the development and execution of the Forum’s online publications and advises on associated communications and social media. She has significant experience as a digital content creator and is currently pursuing her studies in Ancient History at King's College London.
Brough-up in his home-town, Tirgu-Mures, in the Transylvanian region of modern Romania, Alin is now pursuing his postgraduate studies in the field of International Relations at the London School of Economics. Alin also has a BA in International Relations from King's College London and is an Associate of the College (AKC). A keen rower and observer of contemporary politics as well as of European history, his responsibilities as Research Associate include - website development and research into programme content.