Peter A. Stokes

Peter A. Stokes
Directeur d'études (approx. 'Research Professor')
École Pratique des Hautes Études – Université PSL (Paris)
Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques
UMR 8546 Archéologie et Philologie d’Orient et d’Occident
            King's College London (for 2010–17)
HAL:     peter-stokes     IdRef: 181239310
Contact: See the EPHE website for current contact details.

Additional Skills & Hobbies

Languages ('Natural' and Computer)

  • Good modern French and Italian (approx. CEFR C1 French, B2/C1 Italian), functional comprehension of spoken Venetian (dialect of Veneto region).
  • Studied Latin, Old and Middle English to graduate/post-graduate level.
  • Studied Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin/汉语) and Ancient Greek to high-school leaver/first-year university level, and Modern Icelandic and academic reading German at introductory levels.
  • Extensive experience with computer languages, particularly Python, Java, XML/XSLT/XPath, assembly languages (65C02, 68HC11, some 68000 and Intel MMX), and ANSI C and C++.
  • Extensive experience with UNIX (primarily Solaris), Linux (primarily Ubuntu/Debian, formerly Red Hat), MS Windows and MacOS.
  • Some current or past experience with JavaScript, XQuery, Perl, SQL, ASP, Cold Fusion, JSP, sh, Visual Basic, Visual C++ and Verilog, as well as Django and Cocoon frameworks.

Other Skills and Certification

  • Amateur (Radio) Operator's Certificate of Proficiency (AOCP) at Australian 'Unrestricted' level (see list of international equivalents).
  • Full, clean driver's licence (UK); have held clean Australian, US or UK licence continually since 1992.

See also Education and Training.


Recreational sports, including running (regular), swimming and tennis (occasional).

Experienced and active hiker, including basic mountaineering, particularly in French and Italian Alps:

Hikes and selected cross-country ski traces since August 2016 are available on ViewRanger; selected photos are available on Flickr.