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Bloch Lectures: Martin Stokes "Love & Justice in Music"

Professor Martin Stokes, a King Edward Professor of music at King’s College in London, presented the fifth lecture in the series “Love and Justice in Music.” The lectures, each of which represents a chapter in the book that Professor Stokes is writing, are as follows: The Problem of Love, Sentimental Icons, Sentimental Crowds, Sentimental Places, and The Problem of Justice. Professor Stokes focuses on how music moves us politically, ethically, and emotionally through global music and the relationship between popular culture and modern social transformations. His most recent book is The Republic of Love: Cultural Intimacy in Turkish Popular Music (Chicago 2010).