Anna Yates-Lu is Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology in the Department of Korean Music since 2020. She completed her PhD on the traditional Korean sung storytelling art form pansori, titled ‘P’ansori Today: Reconciling Tradition and Creativity in Modern Society’ at SOAS, University of London. She is also active as a pansori teacher and performer both in Europe and in Korea, having been trained by National Intangible Cultural Property No. 5 (Pansori Heungboga) disciple Min Hye Sung, and has performed amongst others in Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Cadogan Hall in London and the Élysée Palace in Paris. She has published widely on the promotion and preservation of Korean traditional music, further exploring themes such as gender, fashion and social media use amongst traditional musicians.