Tony Langlois (left) playing ud and Martin Stokes (right) playing darbuka at concert in the Palm House, Belfast, June 1996.

Martin Stokes received his PhD in Social Anthropology from Oxford University in 1989, since when he has been teaching ethnomusicology and social anthropology at The Queen's University of Belfast.

He is the author of The Arabesk Debate: Music and Musicians in Modern Turkey (1992) and the editor of Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place (1994).

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