“Empire of Hunger: Famine and the French Colonial State, 1867-1945” with Yan Slobodkin (Stanford University)

Monday, April 24 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.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Free Food

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

history, free food, Dornsife

Cost

Free

Department

History

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