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Camil Francisc Roman

Docente a contratto
Sede: Roma
Dipartimento: Scienze Umane (Comunicazione, Formazione, Psicologia)
Corso di laurea: Scienze e tecniche psicologiche

Insegnamenti e orario di ricevimento

  • Sociology and contemporary societies

    ORARIO DELLE LEZIONI: ogni lunedì: 17.00 - 19.00 / ogni mercoledi: 10.00 - 12.00 // ORARIO RICEVIMENTO: ogni lunedi: 16.00 - 17.00 / ogni mercoledi: 12.00 - 13.00

  • Curriculum Vitae




    Feb. 2018-     Lecturer in International Relations – LUMSA University, Rome 

    Feb. 2018-     Lecturer in Political Science – Roma Tre University

    Jan. 2017-     Lecturer in Political Science - John Cabot University, Rome   

    2011/2012     Supervisor for Part IA, course “Introduction in International Relations”. I supervised undergraduate students from Downing College and St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge

    Mar. 2012      Graduate Seminar Assistant for the course “Democratisation”, part of the Master of Studies in International Relations, at the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge

    Dec. 2011      Graduate Seminar Assistant for the course “Debates in International Relations: Thinking about War”, part of the Master of Studies in International Relations, at the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge



    2010- 2017    University of Cambridge  
    Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies. 
    Thesis title: The French Revolution as a liminal process: towards a political anthropology of radical social changes. 
    The thesis contributes thematically to the study of the French revolution, modern revolutions, modern democracy, social change, and disciplinarily to the fields of politics, social and political theory, historical sociology, cultural and political anthropology, modern European history. 

    2008-2009    University of Warwick (England)
    MA in International Relations. Graduated with Distinction. All exams were research papers. Matthew Watson, Professor in International Political Economy and director of the PhD programme at the      time: “Camil Roman was among the top 5% of the students graduating over the previous 5 years (about 600 students) from the department’s Master programmes”. Subjects taken: International Political Economy (70), International Relations Theory (69), International Relations of Pacific Asia (73); Master Dissertation (70).

    2006-2007     National School of Political Studies and Public Administration (Bucharest, Romania)
    First year of the “Doctoral School” (Equivalent of a Master’s degree in “Political Theory and Analysis”, or equivalent of the first year of PhD). Not completed, due to decision to relocate to a Western European university.

    2002-2006     National School of Political Studies and Public Administration (Bucharest, Romania)
    Main subjects: Political Science / Theory, Sociology, International Relations, European Integration. I was the only student from a cohort of 82 who obtained the maximum grade (10) at the final degree examinations. These were comprised of a dissertation and a graduation exam. In addition, during my 4 years of study I had an average of 9.37 out of 10, which was ranked 6th in my generation. First, graduation average mark was 9.66. 



    2011             “Ratiu Family Foundation” scholarship - 1500 Pounds (competition for postgraduate Romanian students in the UK)

    2008             POLIS scholarship, University of Warwick – 5000 Pounds (I was one of the 6 awarded students from over 100 candidates)  

    2002-2006     Ministry of Education scholarship (Award covering the tuition fees for my undergraduate studies)



    June 2017    International Political Anthropology Summer School: 'Modernist philosophy’s games with the void: knowledge as subversion' 

    Sep 2013      Critical War Studies Workshop, University of Sussex: 'The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in the Prussian-French Relations: the Birth of the Modern Castor and Pollux'

    May 2012    Human, Social, Political Sciences Graduate Seminar Series 2011/2012, University of Cambridge - The French Revolution in the European Society of States: Domestic Political Legitimacy and Systemic Change

    Apr 2012       International Studies Association, Annual Convention in San Diego: 'The French Revolution in the   European Society of States: Domestic Political Legitimacy and Systemic Change'




    Sept. 2016 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Acting Editor of the peer-reviewed journal International Political Anthropology

    Sept. 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Book reviewer for Berghahn Books (Oxford)

    July 2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Participant to the International Political Anthropology Summer School: “Beyond Sacrifice: About the Rational and the Irrational in Political Anthropology”

    Mar. 2012 – Mar. 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Book review editor: Cambridge Review of International Affairs 

    2012 / 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Reading group (University of Cambridge) on St. Augustine’s influence in Western 20th century political thought. Readings were mainly on the works of St. Augustine, Hannah Arendt, Reinhold Niebuhr and Eric Voegelin.  
    Jan. 2012 – Jun. 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Institute for Studies in Competition Law and Policy (IMEDIPA) – I contributed to the organization of the IMEDIPA conference in Bucharest (in June 2012). This conference was the most important of its kind ever to be organized in Romania. 

    Jan. 2011 – Mar. 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Course in Eastern European Memory Studies / University of Cambridge

    Oct 2006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Analyst at the Centre for Security and International Studies, Bucharest, Romania  


    Fluent in English, German and Romanian; intermediary in Italian and French.


    Principali pubblicazioni


    Camil Francisc Roman



    “The French revolution as a liminal process: understanding the political schismogenesis of modernity”, to be published in the Contemporary Liminality Series, by Routledge. (forthcoming early 2019)

    “Divinization and technology. The political Anthropology of the subversive.”, to be published in the Contemporary Liminality Series, by Routledge. Co-editor with Agnes Horvath and Gill Germain. (forthcoming late 2018)



    (2018, forthcoming) 'The French revolution and the craft of the liminal void: from the sanctity of power to the political power of the limitless sacred', Historical Sociology Journal, 2018 (1) 

    (2017) “Introduction Section” to the Special Issue on ‘Heinrich Popitz’s Phenomena of Power’, with the journal International Political Anthropology, 10:2 (2017), pp.3-6. Co-authored with Agnes Horvath.

    (2017)  “Introduction Section” to the Special Issue on ‘The Form of Politics. Aristotle and Plato on Friendship’, with the journal International Political Anthropology, 10:1 (2017), pp.3-7. Co-authored with Agnes Horvath.

    (2016) ‘The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in the Prussian Political Imaginary: a Political Anthropological Genealogy of the ‘Special’ German-French relations’, Journal of International Relations and Development, doi:10.1057/s41268-016-0073-x.

    (2016)  “Introduction Section” to the Special Issue on ‘The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence’, with the journal International Political Anthropology, 9:2 (2016), pp.3-8. Co-authored with Agnes Horvath.



    (2015) ‘Liminality, the execution of Louis XVI and the rise of terror during the French Revolution’, in Bjorn Thomassen, Agnes Horvath and Harald Wydra (eds.) Breaking boundaries: varieties of liminality (Oxford: Berghahn Books), pp.141-163.

    (2007) Miroiu, Andrei and Roman, Camil ‘The security and defence policy of Romania and its military acquisitions’ in Bondar, Florin (ed.) Public Policies and Public Administration (Iasi: Polirom Publishing House), pp. 269-284. (Polirom is the second largest Publishing House in Romania).



    (2014) ‘Walking and praying into the condition of the witness: steps towards a non-sacrificial philosophical anthropology’, International Political Anthropology, 7:2 (2014), pp.59-78.

    (2013) ‘Caiani, Ambrogio A. (2012) Louis XVI and the French Revolution. 1789-1792, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 26:4 (2013).

    (2013) ‘Tismăneanu, Vladimir (2012) The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century, London: University of California Press’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 26:2 (2013).



    (2011/12) “România Liberă” (quotidiano in Romania) – contributo pro bono: Ho pubblicato 37 articoli su questioni contemporanee di fatti politici sia internazionali che nazionali. 


    Master I Livello

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