Johannes Koll is Senior Scientist and head of the historical archives of Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria). Previously, he has been working as postdoctoral research assistant at the Universities of Cologne and Münster (Germany) and as visiting professor at the University of Vienna (Austria). Among other scholarly institutions in Europe, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) has granted a fellowship to him. Starting with his Ph.D. thesis on the origins of national identity in the Habsburg Netherlands, he has concentrated on Belgian history in modern times. Furthermore, his research focusses on Dutch, German and Austrian history. Additional and detailed information on his curriculum vitae and his publications can be found on https://www.wu.ac.at/geschichte/institut/personal/koll_personal/.