Dr Ioannis Tsioulakis is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Ethnomusicology at Queen’s University Belfast. His research focuses on popular music in Greece, with an emphasis on session musicians, creative labour, and economic crisis. His monograph Musicians in Crisis: Working and Playing in the Greek Popular Music Industry was published by Routledge in September 2020. He has co-edited a volume entitled Musicians and their Audiences: Performance, Speech and Mediation (with Elina Hytönen-Ng, Routledge 2016), and has published numerous articles and chapters on Greek jazz music, cosmopolitanism and music professionalism. Ioannis is currently conducting research on the impact of Covid-19 on performing artists, with a number of publications and collaborative projects under development. Ioannis is also an active ensemble director, arranger and pianist.