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Assistant Research Fellow, Department of Research and Planning

Cheng-Chia Tung

Cheng-Chia Tung serves as an assistant research fellow at Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF). His research interests cover human rights, political theory (with particular attention to just war theory), and theories of international relations. Before joining TAEF, Cheng-Chia has interned in multiple organizations, ranging from ministerial departments to non-governmental organizations. From 2016 to 2017, he served as a substitute military servant in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan. From 2015 to 2016, he had served as a lecturer instructing a Model United Nations society in a high school. In July 2014, he was invited to participate in the third review conference of the Ottawa Treaty in Mozambique and campaigned for a ‘mine-free world’ with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and in August, he and other Taiwanese anti-landmine campaigners held a capacity building workshop for their Myanmar counterparts.

He received his B.A. in Diplomacy from National Chengchi University and his MSc in International Political Theory from the University of Edinburgh.

Selected Publications:

Cheng-Chia Tung and Alan H. Yang. (February 2019). “Outlining Canada’s Public Diplomacy: Reflections on Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy,” TAEF Currents, No. 4, pp. 1-9.

Cheng-Chia Tung. (December 2018). “Public Diplomacy: the case of the British Council,” TAEF Currents, No. 2, pp. 1-9.

Cheng-Chia Tung. (August 2018).“Economic Sanctions and Just War Theory: should be recalibrated” (MSc dissertation), the University of Edinburgh.