Race to Istana

Race to Istana

Latest Episodes

5 - The Finish Line! (with Marcus Mietzner)
May 21, 2019

Indonesia's General Election Commission announced today the result of the 2019 election, and with that, the 2019 election season is officially over. Joko Widodo and Maruf Amin were announced as the next president and vice president for 2019-2024 per...

1 - An Anticlimactic Beginning (with Andreas Harsono and Sidney Jones)
January 24, 2019

The first presidential debate in the Indonesian presidential campaign discussed human rights, the law, corruption, and terrorism. Where did Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto stand on each of these topics? Listen to the first episode of Race to Istana...

January 16, 2019

Race to Istana follows the 2019 Indonesian presidential election and provides incisive analysis and commentary about the presidential and vice presidential debates. This podcast will invite political analysts, journalists, activists, and scholars on...