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Ralph Weber Contributes to Report on South African MP's Links to Chinese United Front

Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber

Pictures: Houses of Parliament (Cape Town, South Africa), by PhilippN, Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY-SA 3.0) | Ralph Weber

Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber has been interviewed by the South African newspaper Sunday Times. In a piece on a South African MP's relationship with the Chinese Communist Party's United Front, he explains the role of that organisation. The United Front, he highlights, is a key institution China uses to influence both the Chinese diaspora and societies abroad. The article was published on July 5, 2021.

Ralph Weber is Associate Professor of European Global Studies at the Institute for European Global Studies. He specializes in Political Theory, Chinese Politics, and modern Confucianism. Currently, he is the President of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy and the Chair of the Section on Political Theory in the Swiss Political Science Association.

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