Peter A. Stokes

Peter A. Stokes
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2813
Twitter: @pa_stokes

Additional Skills

Languages ('Natural' and Computer)

  • Functional Italian and French (both approx. CEFR B2).
  • High level of Latin; good Old and Middle English.
  • Studied Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin/汉语) and Ancient Greek to approx. equivalent of A-levels, and Modern Icelandic and academic reading German at introductory levels.
  • Extensive experience with computer languages including assembly language (65C02, 68HC11, some 68000 and Intel MMX), ANSI C and C++, Java, XML (TEI and xHTML), XSLT/XPath, and Python.
  • Extensive experience with UNIX (primarily Solaris), Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Darwin), MS Windows and MacOS.
  • Some experience with JavaScript, Perl, Cold Fusion, ASP, SQL, Visual Basic, Visual C++, Verilog, XQuery, Django, Cocoon, eXist, JSP and sh scripting.


  • Attended training provided by
    • Cambridge University Staff Development on 'Supervisions and Small-Group Teaching', 'Voice Projection', and 'Teaching-Skills in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic'
    • Leicester University Staff Development on 'Part-Time Teacher Training'
    • King's College London Staff Development on 'PhD Supervision for New Supervisors', 'Managing Research Relationships for Supervisors and PIs', 'Data Protection', 'Successful Performance Conversations in the Context of Performance Development Reviews', 'Subconscious Bias', and 'Introduction to TRaK' [teaching accreditation by the HEA].
  • Amateur (Radio) Operator's Certificate of Proficiency (AOCP) at Australian 'Unrestricted' level (see list of international equivalents).
  • Full, clean U.K. driver's licence; have held clean Australian, U.S. or U.K. licences continually since 1992.
  • Member, Club Alpin Français (Grenoble Isère). Active hiker, particularly in Alps (Grenoble region and Italian Dolomites); some snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, indoor bouldering, indoor top-rope climbing and belaying. Activities since August 2016 available on ViewRanger and Flickr.