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Electoral Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran

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March 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Mehrzad Boroujerdi
Event Sponsor: 
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies
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In this talk, Mehrzad Boroujerdi will first discuss the electoral system of the Islamic Republic of Iran in terms of its laws, electoral management bodies, and shortcomings and will then analyze the voting behavior of the citizenry over the last forty years.

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is the author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (1996), and Postrevolutionary Iran: A Political Handbook (Syracuse University Press, 2018), and editor of Mirror for the Muslim Prince: Islam and Theory of Statecraft (2013). Dr. Boroujerdi is a past President of the Association for Iranian Studies and a principal investigator of the Iran Data Portal.

The Stanford Bookstore will have copies of his newest book Postrevolutionary:A Political Handbook Iran for sale at the event and Prof. Boroujerdi has kindly agreed to sign copies after.

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Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. 

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