Peter Kornicki#


Peter Kornicki
Email:pk104 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:3308
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:pkornicki
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/general_info/biographies/japanese/Kornicki.htm


Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2012 Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Cambridge
  • Since 2008 Deputy Warden, Robinson College, Cambridge
  • 2006-2012 Professor of East Asian Studies at the University of Cambridge
  • 2000 to 2006 Professor of Japanese history and bibliography at the University of Cambridge
  • 1978 to 1982 Associate Professor at the Humanities Research Institute of Kyoto University

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of the book in East Asia
  • History of the book in Japan
  • History of the book in Korea
  • History of the book in Vietnam
  • Manuscripts in the age of print
  • Cultural translation in East Asia
  • Japanese bibliography

Honours and Awards
  • 1992 Japan Foundation Special Prize (with Hayashi Nozomu)
  • 1993 Japan Festival Award (with Richard Bowring)
  • 2000 Elected Fellow of the British Academy
  • 2004 Elected Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford
  • 2011 Doctor of Letters, University of Oxford

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