SCGA Team: Rachel Chin

Rachel Chin

Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Glasgow

Rachel Chin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Glasgow.

Her research focuses on 20th century Franco-British relations, in particular through the frameworks of conflict and empire. Her book, War of Words: Britain, France and Discourses of Empire during the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2022), explores the role of rhetoric as a strategic policy tool in the context of clashes over French imperial territory during the Second World War.

Her research on historic and contemporary Franco-British relations has appeared in The Conversation, Britain and the World, The European Review of History and the Journal of Contemporary History. Rachel’s latest project examines the rhetoric around empire and imperial migration during and after the two world wars.

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This morning I attended the French Armistice Day service at the Arc de Triomphe hosted by President @EmmanuelMacron.

As friends & allies, the UK & France will always stand shoulder to shoulder in defence of freedom and democracy.

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Wonderful to meet so many future MSc Diplomacy and International Security students at the Open Day @UniStrathclyde
Thank you all for coming. We look forward to welcoming you @DiploStrath!
#Diplomacy #politics #History #Law
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Congratulations to our MSc Diplomacy and International Security graduates @DiploStrath
So proud of their fantastic achievement. Wonderful graduation ceremony and reception @UniStrathclyde

Was good to be back in Paris at the Archives Diplomatiques for our @FrancoBritPast project. Fortunate to arrive for the start of this exhibition on ‘Diplomaties en guerre 1870-71’ featuring documents, maps, and treaties from the archives and private papers including Gambetta.

Don’t miss this excellent talk! twitter.com/UofGWarstudies…

"A Genius for War? Reflections on German Military History 1500 to the Present". Join us today in the Humanities Lecture Theatre @UofGlasgow at 5.15pm for the Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture, to hear Professor Peter Wilson's insights into this fascinating subject. #twitterstorians

A new post in Intelligence and War Studies at the University of Glasgow! The post is Lecturer / Senior Lecturer. The University of Glasgow is a great place to work and Glasgow is an amazing city.
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"A Genius for War? Reflections on German Military History 1500 to the Present". Join us for the Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture, to hear Professor Peter Wilson's insights into this fascinating subject. Thursday 13th October at 5.15pm, Humanities Lecture Theatre @UofGlasgow. #plsRT

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