EAC Thesis Award

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) created a Master’s Thesis Award to celebrate and reward talents who produce outstanding master’s theses that help to further understand the impact of expatriation on people’s lives.

This page has all important information about the 2021 EAC Thesis Award.

How To Apply

The EAC Thesis Award is back for the 2020 – 2021 academic year! This page is fully updated, including a new theme and submission deadline.

Read about how to apply for the EAC Thesis Award

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About the Thesis Award

Expatriates as a group tend to ‘fall through the cracks’ when it comes to being represented in official government archives, as well as in global migration studies. We endeavour to shift and expand understandings of what an ‘expatriate’ is.

Learn more about the EAC Thesis Award

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There are five jury members: two permanent and three guest jurors. Guest jurors are experts on the chosen competition topic and are selected by the EAC and the chairperson of the jury.

Read more about this year’s select jury

Partner Organisations

The EAC works with participating organisations in promoting the award and its winner. Partner organisations are promoted on the EAC website and on its social media channels.

Learn more about the award’s partner organisations