Research News

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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Utrecht Students Explore the Third Culture Kid Experience

Published: September 7th 2015

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) has teamed up with the Utrecht University of Applied Sciences for a research project looking at the experiences of Third Culture Kids (TCKs). Third Culture Kids TCKs spend their formative years growing up in a culture other than that of their parents. They have become…

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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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Season’s Greetings – Christmas Cards from the Expatriate Archive Centre

Published: December 23rd 2014

Celebrating the holidays is sometimes like a balancing act for expats – they are trying to hold on to their own traditions while embracing the customs of the country they are residing in. One of those customs is the exchanging of Christmas cards, a tradition which can help expats maintain…

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