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).
  • Graduate/post-graduate level Latin, Old and Middle English.
  • 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 including Python, Java, XML/XSLT/XPath (particularly TEI XML and xHTML), 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.


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.