Ian Grosvenor is Professor and Head of the Department of Education and Social Justice at the School of Education, as well as Director of the Voices of War & Peace Centre at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of numerous articles and books on racism, education and identity, the visual and the material culture of education, and the history of urban education. He is Managing Editor of the journal Paedagogica Historica and a Fellow at the Royal Historical Society. He was Secretary General of EERA and a convenor of NW17. The community of historians of education highly appreciate his professional activities, which benefit of the discipline, as well as his creativity, open mind, and enthusiasm.