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Daqing Yang

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    Associate professor of history and international affairs, George Washington University

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    Daqing Yang teaches modern Japanese history at the George Washington University and is a co-director of the project on Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia Pacific at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies. A native of Nanjing, China, he received his PhD from Harvard University and has taught at Harvard as well as universities in Japan and Korea. Between 2004-2007 he served as a historian consultant for the Interagency Working Group on Nazi German and Imperial Japanese Government Documents at the U.S. National Archives. His publications include Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1884-1945 and Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contending Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations.