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  • Publish Date:2019/05/01
    Modify Date:2024/05/09
Yung-Djong Shaw
  • Position:Assistant Research Fellow
  • TEL:886-2-37897236
  • Email:yungdjongshaw@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Yu-Jy Chen
  • Assistant’s Phone:886-2-37897292
  • Assistant’s Email:yujy@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Yung-Djong Shaw


  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dr. iur. (2017)
  • National Taiwan University, Master of Laws (2007)
  • National Taiwan University, Bachelor of Laws (2004)


  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (2019.05–)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica (2017.09–2019.04)


  • EU Law, EU Federalism, EU's Political Nature, Safeguard Mechanisms of EU's Constitutional Values
  • Transitional Justice


  • Member of the editorial board, EurAmerica (2020.01–2021.12)
  • Expert witness summoned by the court, public hearing convened for Mr. Chu Yu-Te's petition, docket no. 12668 (challenging the constitutionality of court-ordered apologies), Constitutional Court, Mar. 24, 2020.
  • Expert witness, public hearing on fulfilling transitional justice and redressing judicial wrongs, convened by Rep. Chou Chun-Mi, Oct. 4, 2019.
  • Instructor, Judges Academy 2019 training program on handling cases of Art. 6, Act on Promoting Transitional Justice, Apr. 11, 2019.
  • Expert witness, congressional hearing on the regulation of political files, Judiciary and Organic Laws and Statutes Committee, 4th session of the 9th Legislative Yuan, Nov. 22, 2017.


  • Dissertation Fellowship, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (2016)
  • Academia Sinica Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences (2016, awarded but not taken)
  • Taiwanese Government Scholarship for Overseas Study (2013–2015)



Shaw, Yung-Djong (2017). Gefährdung der Verfassungsordnung im Kontext der Regionalen Integration: Ein Vergleich zwischen der Europäischen Union und Taiwan. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Journal Article

Shaw, Yung-Djong (accepted). The Political Form of the European Union and the Inter-State Social-Contract Aspect of the EU Treaties: Revisiting the Federation Theories of Pufendorf, Montesquieu and Rousseau. Journal of Social Sciences and Philosophy (TCIcore-TSSCI) (in Chinese).

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2018). Member States’ Constitutional Crises and Deficiencies in EU’s Implementation of the Copenhagen Political Criteria. EurAmerica, 48(1): 139–194 (TCIcore-TSSCI & TCIcore-THCI) (in Chinese) (Full text / English abstract).


Conference Papers

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2022). On International Legislation, Conference Paying Tribute to Professor Yüeh-sheng Weng on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, 11 Jun. 2022, online event. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2021). Halting the Normalization of the State of Exception: Resilience of the "Normal / Exceptional" Dichotomy in the European Rule of Law Tradition, The 2021 Conference on Administrative Regulation and Litigation, 19 Nov. 2021, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2020). Legal Control of Pandemic Emergency Measures within the EU, Conference on Comparative Study on the COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention Mechanism between Taiwan, the EU and the USA, 30 Oct. 2020, Institute of European and American, Academia Sinica. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2019). Constitutional Pluralism in the EU: Realities and Theoretical Difficulties, Conference Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Euro and the 30th Anniversary of the EU Monnet Project, 28–29 Nov. 2019, Academia Sinica.

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2019). Countering “Sharp Power”: First Thoughts on a Theory of Constitutional Security, ICON-S Conference 2019, 1–3 Jul. 2019, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2019). Due Process of Law in the Referendum Act, Conference on the Constitutional Issues of Referendum, ROC Constitutional Law Society, 27 Apr. 2019, National Taiwan University. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2018). The Constitutional Nature of Prosecutorial Power, 2nd Conference on the Constitutional Significance of the Latest Judicial Reform,  ROC Constitutional Law Society, 28 Apr. 2018, National Chengchi University. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2018). Democratic Value of the EU and the Rule of Law Crisis in Poland, 1st Taiwan EU Forum of 2018: Retrospect and Prospect of the EU's Political and Economic Development, 30 Mar. 2018, National Central Library, Taipei. (In Chinese)

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2015). The Deterioration of Constitutional Values in the Context of Regional Integration: A Comparison of EU and Taiwan, 21st Annual North American Taiwan Studies Conference, 12–13 Jun. 2015, Harvard University.

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2015). Two Strands of Chinese Denialism, Conference on Denialism and Human Rights, 22–23 Jan. 2015, Maastricht Centre for Human Rights with Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.

Shaw, Yung-Djong (2013). The Problem of Multiple Delegations: Courts as Agents in the Context of Regime-Mergers, Ph.D. Symposium “Regime Interaction in Public International Law,” 17–18 June 2013, Edinburgh Law School, the University of Edinburgh.


Translation Work

Catharine A. MacKinnon, 言語不只是言語:誹謗、歧視與言論自由 [ONLY WORDS], Taipei, 2010: Goodness Publishing House, 208 page, ISBN: 9789866614866 (with other translators, from English into Chinese).