Professor Martin Stokes FBA

Ethnomusicology and anthropology of music, with particular reference to Europe, the Middle East and the Islamic World

Elected 2012

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Professor Martin Stokes' specialisms is ethnomusicology of the Middle East, Mediterranean and Europe. He has written extensively on questions of ethnicity and identity, affect and emotion, place and space. His current research interests include histories of theory (critical, analytical, ethnographic) in ethnomusicology, questions of affect and social movement (the subject of his recent Bloch Lectures in Berkeley), and sentimentalism.

Current post

King Edward Professor of Music, King's College London

Past appointments

King's College London University of London King Edward VII Professor of Music

2012 -

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