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The Civil Code Controversy in Meiji Japan: The Struggle to Modernize the Nation (2024)
Book
Piegzik, M. (2024). The Civil Code Controversy in Meiji Japan: The Struggle to Modernize the Nation. Netherlands: Leiden University Press

The book outlines a dramatic history of the failed liberalization of Japanese private law during the Meiji era. Once Japan overthrew the shogunate and fully opened up to contact with the world, modernization of the backward country and its fragmented... Read More about The Civil Code Controversy in Meiji Japan: The Struggle to Modernize the Nation.

Early Marriage: any need for action? (2023)
Journal Article
Clucas, R. (2023). Early Marriage: any need for action?. The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 68(11),

Better information is needed on whether marriage of those aged under 18 is a cause of harm, before any moves to ban the practice in Scotland

RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kulpa, R. (2023, September). RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems. Presented at Contesting 21st Century B/Orders, Frankfurt

In this presentation Roberto and the RESIST project team will reflect on the meanders of the contemporary higher education and research sectors across Europe from the perspectives of queer-feminist researchers located in diverse geopolitical contexts... Read More about RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems.

Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches (2022)
Other
Boulila, S., Browne, K., Chauvin, S., Filep, K., Blidon, M., Zarate, M., …Kulpa, R. (2022). Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches. [Press release]. Dublin

Anti-gender politics pose a grave threat to modern democratic formations because they challenge people's everyday survival, bodily integrity, and self-determination. Anti-gender spans the political spectrum and manifests not only in illiberal and aut... Read More about Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches.

“The Crown” - Princess Diana and the Cinderella Dream (2021)
Other
Kulpa, R. (2021). “The Crown” - Princess Diana and the Cinderella Dream. [Magazine article]. Warsaw

A week after the premiere of the fourth season of "The Crown", the British media announced that viewership records were broken. Diana's story is the main theme in it. What is it about her character that attracts the attention of filmmakers, the media... Read More about “The Crown” - Princess Diana and the Cinderella Dream.

Nation Queer? Discourses of Nationhood And Homosexuality In Times of Transformation: Case Studies From Poland (2013)
Thesis
Kulpa, R. (2012). Nation Queer? Discourses of Nationhood And Homosexuality In Times of Transformation: Case Studies From Poland. (Thesis). Birkbeck College, University of London. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2713774

This thesis explores the relationship between discourses of nationhood and homosexuality in the context of Polish “post-communist transformations” that have taken place over the last decade. It begins with the hypothesis that there must be a more com... Read More about Nation Queer? Discourses of Nationhood And Homosexuality In Times of Transformation: Case Studies From Poland.