We are delighted to present a special issue dedicated to Martin Stokes. Aside from his importance for the field of musicology, his specific studies on Turkish music are the main reason we chose him and his works for this special issue.
Prof. Stokes first came to Turkey for field research as a student from the Anthropology Department at Oxford University in the 1980’s. Ever since then, he has never cut his ties with Turkish music and Turkey. As an anthropologist and ethnomusicologist, he has carried out much field research and published the data obtained from these studies. Read More