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)
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Contact: See the EPHE website for current contact details.

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 humanities applied to historical writing') and Chargé de mission for Digital Humanities at the École Pratique des Hautes ÉtudesPSL, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques at the Sorbonne, in Laboratoire Archéologie et Philologie d'Orient et d'Occident (AOrOc, UMR 8546).

Principal activities include:

  • Chargé de mission for Digital Humanities at the EPHE.
  • Developing new visual, verbal and computational methods for the exploration and presentation of handwriting, manuscripts and documents.
  • Designing and developing web resources to allow the exploration and citation of historical script in the context of the manuscripts and charters that preserve it.
  • Studying the palaeography and book- and charter- production of late Anglo-Saxon England and the 'long' eleventh century.
  • 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 across Europe.