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.


The Paradox of History

Published: September 20th 2017

The documents of the EAC allow one to access a world different from our own. If there is one lesson to be learnt from history, it is that mankind is anything but static. During the last hundred years, our way of life has been changing over and over again, making…

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The EAC’s hidden gems

Published: September 11th 2017

One of the benefits of working at the EAC is having the opportunity to delve into the diverse materials this organisation is preserving. Items like letters, photos, circulars, invoices and memoirs: each of these documents tells a unique story of individuals who, because of varying circumstances and choices, spent a…

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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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