Social Inclusion Through Capoeira – Sobreviventes/Volta ao Mundo at AUB Lebanon

I presented this talk on ‘Social Inclusion through Capoeira’ at the American University of Beirut (AUB) on the 5th of May of 2011 in partnership with Volta ao Mundo (VAM); an NGO founded by Sobreviventes Capoeira School’s members in Lebanon. Sociology Professor Randa Serhan, from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) was our contact at AUB and gave me many insights during the discussion section that followed the talk. The talk brought together capoeiristas, scholars and diplomats. Despite belonging to small community our Lebanese counterparts seem to be already struggling with matters of authenticity and purism, what made them even more interested and participative. Obrigado a todos pela participação. Continue reading