Mikuláš Zvánovec is a research fellow at the Free Univeristy of Berlin and the National Pedagogical Museum in Prague. He recently finished his PhD. (2020) and published several articles on school associations (e.g. Austrian History Yearbook) as well as a monograph „Der nationale Schulkampf in Böhmen“ (Berlin: 2021). He was a research fellow at the National Archive in Prague or at the Masaryk-Institute of the Academy of Sciences in Prague. He is secretary of Bernard-Bolzano-Gesellschaft in Prague.