Peter A. Stokes

Peter A. Stokes
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London
2nd Floor, 26–29 Drury Lane
London W2CB 5RL
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 and verbal methods for the exploration and presentation of palaeographical material.

Teaching and Departmental Administration

  • 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–).
  • Member of the Faculty Research Committee (2015–).
  • Teaching four MA modules ('Material Culture of the Book', 'Editorial Models', Dissertation, and with Paul Spence 'Methods and Techniques in Digital Humanities').
  • 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

  • Co-Investigator, 'Conqueror's Commissioners/Exon Domesday' project, funded by AHRC with total budget of approx. £1M, 2014–17.
  • Co-Investigator, 'Models of Authority' project, funded by AHRC with total budget of approx. £1M, 2014–17.
  • Scientific Project Manager for King's College London, 'Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network' (DiXiT), Marie Curie International Training Network with total budget of approx. €4M (FP7 Grant Agreement No. 317436), 2014–17. <>
  • Scientist in Charge, Reconstructing the Phillipps Manuscript Collection using Linked Data Technologies to analyse the creation and dispersal of a major European cultural heritage collection. Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship (FP7 Grant Agreement No. 626696), awarded to Dr Toby Burrows (University of Western Australia/King's College London) with total budget of approx. €310k. 2014–16.
  • Principal Coordinator/Director of 'Medieval Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age' (MMSDA), 2008–.
  • Peer Review College, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), 'Academic', 'International' and 'Technical' categories, 2012–2019 ('Technical' from 2013).
  • Member of numerous project boards and committees in the UK and Europe (see Offices and Consultancies for further details).