Events

A few times a year the EAC schedules information mornings where interested parties can find out more about the EAC and the work that goes on here. More information will be provided in posts below nearer to the date.

If you would like to arrange for us to speak to your group, club or organisation, please contact us.


Global Mobilities – EAC Featured in New Book

Published: October 31st 2016

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is featured in a chapter of Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles and Immigrants in Museums and Archives, edited by Amy K. Levin, Professor Emeritus in Northern Illinois University’s English Department. Levin does research in the areas of Women’s Studies and women’s literature, Museum Studies, Victorian literature, African-American literature. Global Mobilities looks…

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I am not afraid of…

Published: August 1st 2016

Last year Tina Liwen Jiang came to us as an intern from the University of Oulu in Finland. She originally comes from Shanghai, China, and studies Third Culture Kids. Although Tina was with us for only a few short months, we still miss her, and were recently delighted to receive…

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A day of Yenzi life – Living in a small compound in Gabon

Published: June 16th 2016

Luba Fateeva, an expat living in Gabon, sent us this delightful story of a day in her life.For Expat Archive Centre June 2, 2016 “Slon! Slon!” – I heard my two year old shouting in Russian as he ran into the house. That meant there was an elephant outside and I…

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The Suitcase Full of Memories

Published: June 22nd 2015

Sitting on a shelf in the Expatriate Archive Centre’s study room is an old suitcase with a faded Shell label tied to its handle. Its base is battered and warped from years of travel, its paper lining worn and tattered. It has been at the Expatriate Archive Centre since the…

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International Archives Day: Expats and Democracy

Published: June 9th 2015

9th June is International Archives Day. This year’s theme is democracy and rights, chosen by the team behind the #AskArchivists initiative. The Expatriate Archive Centre is fairly young – by archival standards anyway – having been founded in 2008. We can’t show you impressive, calligraphic constitutional documents, so we’ve taken…

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