Peter A. Stokes

Peter A. Stokes
Directeur d'études
École Pratique des Hautes Études – Université PSL
Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques
Savoirs et Pratiques du Moyen Âge au XIXe siècle (EA 4116)
Profiles: King's College London (for 2010–17)
Twitter: @pa_stokes

Additional Skills

Languages ('Natural' and Computer)

  • Functional French and Italian (approx. CEFR B2/C1).
  • High level of Latin; good Old and Middle English.
  • Functional comprehension of Venetian (dialect of Veneto region).
  • 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 (primarily Ubuntu/Debian, formerly Red Hat), 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.

Other Skills

  • Further training and certification:
    • Cambridge University Staff Development certification in 'Supervisions and Small-Group Teaching', 'Voice Projection', and 'Teaching-Skills in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic'
    • Leicester University Staff Development certification in 'Part-Time Teacher Training'
    • King's College London Staff Development certification in '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 UK Higher Education Academy].
  • 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.


Active member of Club Alpin Français (Grenoble Isère). Experienced active hiker, particularly in Alps (Grenoble region and Italian Dolomites), including via ferrata. Introductory-level experience in snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, glacier-walking, progression 'corde tendue', rappelling (abseiling), bouldering, and rock climbing (sport lead and top-rope).

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