Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Social Sciences Building (SOS), 250
3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Yan Slobodkin is a Ph.D. candidate studying the history of modern France, with an emphasis on the French Empire. His research focuses on questions of political responsibility in French colonial administration. His dissertation, “Empire of Hunger: Famine and the French Colonial State, 1867-1945,” traces changing conceptions of colonial famine and hunger, focusing especially on West Africa and Indochina.