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Deepa Mehta’s Frauenfiguren in FIRE -EARTH –WATER (2023)
Book Chapter
Stutterheim, K. Deepa Mehta’s Frauenfiguren in FIRE -EARTH –WATER. In K. Nuehlen, & C. Lang (Eds.), Frauen in der Drehbucharbeit. De Gruyter. Manuscript submitted for publication

This is a Chapter for Frauen in der Drehbucharbeit, edited by Kathrin Nuehlen and Christine Lang, for DeGruyter. In my chapter, I will give an impression of the significance of the trilogy in relation to a female author's particular perspective on... Read More about Deepa Mehta’s Frauenfiguren in FIRE -EARTH –WATER.

Spaces and Places of Friendship. Thinking about Geo-spatiality in Practices of Friendship (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2019, September). Spaces and Places of Friendship. Thinking about Geo-spatiality in Practices of Friendship. Paper presented at European Geographies of Sexualities Conference, Prague, CZ

Presentation titled: "Spaces and Places of Friendship. Thinking about Geo-spatiality in Practices of Friendship". To: 5th European Geographies of Sexualities Conference. Prague, Charles University. https://2019.egsconference.com

Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology? (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2022, June). Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology?. Paper presented at 11th European Feminist Research Conference: "Social Change in a Feminist Perspective", Universita di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, IT

Friendship gained across years some traction in kinship research, recently especially within the ‘queer kinship’ debates, as a strong manifestation for the need and drive of alternative ‘families of choice’. With this presentation I want to focus on... Read More about Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology?.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021, April). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience. Paper presented at 70th Annual Conference of the British Sociological Association, London, UK

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic mark a crisis of neoliberal ideologies of entrepreneurial individualism underpinning global precarity globally, nationally, and at the level of personal and community networks and relation(ship)s. In Poland a... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience.

Surveying Friendship. What the Quantitative Data Tell Us About Friendship among LGBT Communities (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2018, October). Surveying Friendship. What the Quantitative Data Tell Us About Friendship among LGBT Communities. Paper presented at Queering Friendship: Citizenship, Care and Choice (‘Intimate’ Project), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, PT

2018, Surveying Friendship. What the Quantitative Data Tell Us About Friendship among LGBT Communities. To: Queering Friendship: Citizenship, Care and Choice (‘Intimate’ Project), University of Lisbon. https://www.ces.uc.pt/intimate/index.php?id=1... Read More about Surveying Friendship. What the Quantitative Data Tell Us About Friendship among LGBT Communities.

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 relea

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.

Queer Politics of Post-Enlightenment (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2021, December). Queer Politics of Post-Enlightenment. Presented at Working transnationally beyond comparative hierarchies: Exploring relationalities, solidarities and changing conditions in transnational research and pedagogies, Lund Universit

This invited presentation reflected on the contemporary queer studies and the geo-temporal ‘unsettlement’ of Central and Eastern Europe in the occidental (and occidentalist) imaginary. Dr Kulpa pointed to the uncanny possibilities for queer studi... Read More about Queer Politics of Post-Enlightenment.

Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies? (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2022, December). Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?. Presented at Go West! Conceptual Explorations of “The West” in History of Education, University of Münster, Germany

The invited lecture reflected on the contemporary queer studies and the geo-temporal ‘unsettlement’ of Central and Eastern Europe in the occidental (and occidentalist) imaginary. Dr Kulpa pointed to the uncanny possibilities for queer studies eme... Read More about Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?.

“The Crown” - Princess Diana and the Cinderella Dream (2021)
Newspaper / Magazine
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.

The Epic Spartacus
Book Chapter
Stutterheim, K. (in press). The Epic Spartacus. In Kubrick Encounters Spartacus. Liverpool University Press

Epic stories portray influential characters acting under extraordinary circumstances. As we can see it happens to Spartacus in this movie, the main character is forced to act in a way they never would have imagined a moment before the incident starts... Read More about The Epic Spartacus.

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
Presentation / Conference Contribution
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 Cent

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.

Are We Post-Enlightenment? Queer Questions for Epistemic (In)Justices. A Commentary to Dr Polynczuk-Alenius': ‘Reality’, ‘truth’, and the democratic imagination in journalistic reporting on antiracist, queer, and feminist activism in Poland
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2024, May). Are We Post-Enlightenment? Queer Questions for Epistemic (In)Justices. A Commentary to Dr Polynczuk-Alenius': ‘Reality’, ‘truth’, and the democratic imagination in journalistic reporting on antiracist, queer, and feminist ac

On the 08 May 2024, Dr Kulpa presented a Commentary: "Are We Post-Enlightenment? Queer Questions for Epistemic (In)Justices. A Commentary to Dr Polynczuk-Alenius': ‘Reality’, ‘truth’, and the democratic imagination in journalistic reporting on antira... Read More about Are We Post-Enlightenment? Queer Questions for Epistemic (In)Justices. A Commentary to Dr Polynczuk-Alenius': ‘Reality’, ‘truth’, and the democratic imagination in journalistic reporting on antiracist, queer, and feminist activism in Poland.

Mapping so-called ‘anti-gender’ discourses in parliamentary and media debates: lessons and recommendations in the future fight for LGBTIQ+ equalities. (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2024, May). Mapping so-called ‘anti-gender’ discourses in parliamentary and media debates: lessons and recommendations in the future fight for LGBTIQ+ equalities. Presented at UCU Equality Research Conference 2024, University of Manchester,

Anti-feminist and anti-LGBTIQ+ mobilisations have taken roots transnationally, denying individuals autonomy, rights to bodily integrity, and self-determination, and attacking selected groups of people (e.g. trans* people, people doing abortion) in or... Read More about Mapping so-called ‘anti-gender’ discourses in parliamentary and media debates: lessons and recommendations in the future fight for LGBTIQ+ equalities..

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021). Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199

This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose the inherently unstable and somewhat queer nature of populist nationalisms. I... Read More about Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present.

Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism (2022)
Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2022). Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism. In M. Blidon, & S. D. Brunn (Eds.), Mapping LGBTQ Spaces and Places. A Changing World (279-291). Sprin

This chapter explores the emerging, post-1989 logics of neoliberalisation of gender and sexuality activism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). By looking at a case study from the early 2000s LG(BT) activism in Poland (the impactful “Niech Nas Zobaczą” /... Read More about Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism.

UK perspectives & experiences of "Queering the Academy - Policies, Practices, and Barriers" (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kulpa, R. (2024, May). UK perspectives & experiences of "Queering the Academy - Policies, Practices, and Barriers". Presented at Queering the Academy - Policies, Practices, and Barriers, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, PL

In this invited contribution, Dr Kulpa will share reflections on how EDI (equality, diversity, and inclusion) and decolonialisation work in the UK academic contexts, embedded in the processes of neoliberalization of higher education in the anglophone... Read More about UK perspectives & experiences of "Queering the Academy - Policies, Practices, and Barriers".