The Exception to the Rule

Published: September 26th 2017

Looking back five years can be just as rewarding as looking back a century. To this end, the EAC continues to collect materials about the lives of current expats, using the increasing possibilities of the digital and social media. Gathering these sources might not only safe these experiences for future…

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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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Volunteer Vacancy – Library

Published: August 11th 2017

The Expatriate Archive Centre is looking for a Library Volunteer to assist with the ongoing development and cataloguing of our on-site library. Tasks and responsibilities: Minimum of 3 hours a week Further develop and maintain cataloguing and shelving procedures for a small library Perform cataloguing and classification of print, audio-visual and…

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Saudade – An Intersection of Archives and Art

Published: July 27th 2017

Did you know? Next year the Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) celebrates its 10th anniversary! It’s been ten years since the founders registered the EAC as an independent archive and published The Sourcebook. So we thought that to celebrate ten years of the EAC we would publish another book. But not just…

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