Michele Olzi received his PhD degree in Medical Humanities from the University of Insubria (Varese) in 2019. His research project focused on the life and work of the Italian psychoanalyst Emilio Servadio (1904-1995). He was appointed an Assistant Professor of Political Theory and Sociology of Political Processes at the University of Insubria in 2018. His interests include new religious movements, the connection between religions and the media, the analysis of political myths, neo-gnosticism and techno-gnosticism, historico-ideological and political interactions of the notions of the sacred, power, and eros. He edits the online journal La Rosa di Paracelso.