Episode 1: What is the Iranian Presidential Election and Why is it Important?

In this episode, Dr James Barry and Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh discuss the importance of the Iranian Presidential Election, where the President sits in Iran's complicated political system, what challenges Iran is facing that will be important this year, along with explaining the factions and key events of this election season.

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The Iran Election 1400 weekly podcast is brought to you by the Middle East Studies Forum at the Alfred Deakin Institute, Deakin University. Join Dr James Barry, along with weekly guests, for analysis of the complex theatre of the Iranian presidential election season, its processes, personalities, issues, consequences and outcomes. Podcast launch is May 7, 2021. Election June 18, 2021. For up-to-date news and analysis of the election, visit: http://www.mesf.org.au/news-and-analysis/ For an outline of the key candidates, visit: http://www.mesf.org.au/candidates/