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

Present Appointment


  • Studying the palaeography and book- and charter- production of late Anglo-Saxon England.
  • 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.
  • Developing new visual, verbal and computational methods for the exploration and presentation of palaeographical material.

Teaching and Departmental Administration (to the end of February 2018)

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 'in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education' (2017–).
  • Departmental Research Lead (post formerly called Chair of Department Postgraduate and Research Committee: 2015–18).
  • Member of the Faculty Research Committee (2015–18).
  • Taught four MA modules ('Material Culture of the Book', 'Editorial Models', Dissertation, and with Paul Spence 'Methods and Techniques in Digital Humanities'), and two BA modules ('Digital Representations of Cultural Heritage', 'Digital Texts').
  • Deputy Chair of PGT Assessment Sub-Board (= Departmental MA Board of Examiners: 2013–16); Acting Chair, First Semester 2014/5.
  • Supervising MA and PhD students.
  • Member, London Arts and Humanities Partnership Panel Selection Board C (Cultures and Heritage), 2016–18.
  • See Teaching Experience for further details.

Project and Other Administration

  • Principal Coordinator/Director of 'Medieval Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age' (MMSDA), 2008–.
  • Member of numerous project boards and committees in the UK and Europe (see Offices and Consultancies for further details).