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Bruno Andrade is a Brazilian educator and visiting researcher at UCLA. Bruno has a PhD in Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship from the University of Coimbra in Portugal and a PhD in Law from the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil. Having done research on the sociology of culture, education and law, Bruno combines his academic activities with his work as an artist and popular educator. Since 2002 he has been linked to the Centro Cultural Dança da Zebra (CEDANZE), a non-profit institution dedicated to citizen education with a focus on Capoeira Angola and other Afro-Brazilian cultural practices that operate in several Brazilian and European cities. Having developed Capoeira Angola teaching activities in schools, universities and community centers in Brazil, Portugal and the USA, his professional and existential ambition is to contribute to the promotion of an emancipatory education centered on the decolonization of knowledge and subjectivities with the aim of expanding the potentialities of citizen action. In his research in connection with the Paulo Freire Institute of the School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA Bruno is investigating the educational potentialities of Afro-Brazilian culture promoting critical global citizenship education.