The EAC defines ‘expatriate’ as someone who lives temporarily in a country other than his/her ‘home’ country. To be considered for this project, a blog must meet a few basic criteria:
We also assess and select blogs based on the quality of the writing and the relevance of the content to the project. We are interested in blogs with content that centres the daily lives and everyday experiences of expats in their adopted place (e.g. activities, family, challenges and successes, dealing with bureaucracy/healthcare, misadventures, new experiences, contrasts with previous home places, etc.).
Additionally, blogs can discuss or focus on topics adjacent to expatriation, such as repatriation or Third Culture Kids. We are collecting only English-language blogs for testing purposes but hope to expand the scope of languages we include in the future. If you wish to donate material — digital or not — in a language other than English, please read how to donate to the EAC.
If your blog meets the above criteria and you are interested in participating in this project, please download and read the Blog Archiving Agreement to get started. This agreement is an editable PDF with six sections and four annexes:
Send your edited PDF agreement or any requests for more information on this project to firstname.lastname@example.org.