Daqing Yang

Daqing Yang is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. A native of China, Dr. Yang graduated from Nanjing University and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he specialized in the history of modern Japan. He is a founding co-director of the Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia Pacific program based in the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at GWU, and is currently working on a new project on postwar China-Japan reconciliation. In 2006, he co-edited two books: Historical Understanding that Transcend National Boundaries, which was published simultaneously in China and Japan; and Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia. His book, Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion, 1895-1945, is forthcoming.  (more)

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