Dr John Bowman is a historian and broadcaster.
Jonathan Bardon is a historian and author of A History of Ulster, published by Blackstaff Press.
Brendan O'Cathaoir is a historian and Irish Times journalist. His most recent publication is Famine Diary, Irish Academic Press.
Dr Eamon Phoenix, a lecturer in History at Stranmillis University College, Belfast, is the author of Northern Nationalism, a study of northern nationalist politics, and editor of A Century of Northern Life (Ulster Historical Foundation).
Rachel Donnelly is an Irish Times journalist.
Joe Humphreys is a journalist.