Dr Matthew Smith is a Senior Fellow in Public History in the Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London. Matthew is currently the Director of the university's 'Citizens: 800 years in the making' project, exploring the history of liberty, protest, rebellion and reform from Magna Carta to the Suffragettes and beyond. This involves the creation of video and workshop resources for schools, online courses for teachers and adult learners and digital tools for up to 15 museums across the South East. Prior to this Matthew was the Curator of Egham Museum.