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.

Keeping Blogs Alive

Published: November 29th 2018

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is an independent non-profit foundation. We aim to collect and preserve expatriate life stories, regardless of a person’s country of origin or where they moved to. Our focus is primarily on unique personal writings. Though much of our collection is tangible — including photographs, letters,…

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Curated Selves and the Future Archive

Published: June 21st 2018

by Angelos Stratis  During my internship at the Expatriate Archive Centre, I mainly focused on examining stories of persons living and working away from their country of origin. These stories were primarily documented in forms such as handwritten diaries, photos, scrapbooks or letters. However, nowadays, the ways we document our…

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How will the ‘Digital Age’ affect future perceptions of the now?

Published: November 9th 2017

My experiences so far working at the EAC have led me to examine an array of fascinating stories detailing the lives of families and individuals living and working abroad. A large proportion of these stories come from handwritten diaries, photographs, and written correspondence, produced before the boom of the digital…

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An Outsider’s Insider Perspective

Published: November 1st 2017

Aside from their own personal and professional life, expats also write down their observations of the foreign countries they are residing in. This way, they provide an interesting outsider’s perspective on the local politico-economic situation and culture. But perhaps this is not the best way to describe their accounts. After…

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Unexpected Understanding

Published: October 11th 2017

For centuries, if not millennia, all the various people have been struggling to live together on this planet. Unfortunately, this has often result in violent conflicts, with different ideological, ethnic or religious groups clashing over power, resources or territory. A quick look at the news sadly reveals that this still…

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