3rd October: Information Morning at the Expatriate Archive Centre

3 September 2016

The next Expatriate Archive Centre information morning will be held on Monday 3rd October 2016 at our premises in The Hague.

Whether you’re an expat with a story to tell, looking for volunteering opportunities, researching expatriation, or if you’re simply curious about what we do, you are welcome to attend and find out more about our unique archive.


The Expatriate Archive Centre collects the life stories of expatriates, their families, and repatriates worldwide in their original languages. Our collection includes memoirs and diaries, scrapbooks and photographs, video and audio recordings, letters and emails, blogs, paperwork and more. We preserve this material for the future and to support academic research into expatriation.

In the introduction morning you will see a short presentation about the history of the archive from its foundation by Shell spouses to the independent institution it is today. You will be able to look around the centre and see the specially-constructed storage room. Refreshments will be provided, and there will be plenty of opportunity to speak to the archive staff and ask them your questions.

The event is free, but spaces are limited – so please contact us soon to let us know if you’d like to attend. Email us on welcome@xpatarchive.com or telephone +31 (0)70 427 2014.

  • What: Expatriate Archive Centre Information Morning
  • When: 3rd October 2016 (Monday) 10.30am – 12pm
  • Where: Paramaribostraat 20, 2585 GN The Hague