Camil Francisc Roman has received his doctorate with a thesis on the political anthropology of the French Revolution in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, 2017. He is currently Lecturer in Political Science at John Cabot University (Rome) and acting editor of International Political Anthropology. He has a cross- and interdisciplinary focus on modern revolutions as symbolic and experiential processes of transforming modes of consciousness. The long-term goal of his research is to contribute to our understanding of European modernity. His latest articles include “The revolutionary and Napoleonic wars in the Prussian political imaginary: a politico-anthropological genealogy of the ‘special’ German–French relations”, in Journal of International Relations and Development (2016), and “Liminality, the execution of Louis XVI and the rise of terror during the French Revolution”, in Breaking Boundaries: Varieties of Liminality (Berghahn, 2015).