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

Present Appointment

Peter Stokes is Directeur d'études en humanités numériques et computationnelles appliquées à l’étude de l’écrit ancien (approximately 'research professor in digital and computational palaeography applied to historical writing') at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, PSL, in Laboratoire EA 4116 SAPRAT at the Sorbonne.

Principal activities include:

  • Developing new visual, verbal and computational methods for the exploration and presentation of handwriting, manuscripts and documents, particularly from Medieval Western Europe.
  • Studying the palaeography and book- and charter- production of late Anglo-Saxon England and the 'long' eleventh century.
  • Designing and developing web resources to allow the exploration and citation of medieval script in the context of the manuscripts and charters that preserve it.
  • Teaching and supervising MA and PhD students in related fields, particularly Digital Humanities applied to historical handwriting, manuscripts and documents.
  • Member of numerous project boards and committees in the UK and Europe (see Offices and Consultancies for further details).