Peter Skilling is a member of the École française d’Extrême-Orient (Bangkok and Paris). He has lived in Thailand for over thirty years. His research interests include the art and archaeology of India and Southeast Asia, in particular as related to the history of Buddhism. He has edited “
Mahasutras: Great Discourses of the Buddha” (2 vols., The Pali Text Society, Oxford, 1994, 1997) and is editor and co-author of “
Wat Si Chum” (River Books, Bangkok, 2007). At present he is preparing a corpus of the Pali inscriptions of Thailand.