Dr Eliza Filby is an academic, writer and public speaker specialising in contemporary values. She was educated at Durham and UCL and received her PhD in history from the University of Warwick in 2010. Between 2010–2014, she lectured at King’s College London where she taught a history of the 1980s to those born in the 1990s and latterly Remnin University Beijing where she had the challenging task of teaching a history of capitalism in Communist China. Her current research focuses on generations and the intergenerational tensions now dominating politics, work and the marketplace.She regularly appears in the media and has written for the Telegraph, Spectator, Guardian and reviewed for the Financial Times. She is a visiting lecturer at King’s College London, lives in London and is currently researching her second book.