Stuk van het Jaar 2018: Every Tea Bag Counts!

Published: September 20th 2018

Vote here for the Expatriate Archive Centre in this year’s Stuk van het Jaar competition! Stuk van het Jaar, or Piece of the Year, is an online public event showcasing the diversity in archives across the Netherlands. This year’s theme of “Revolt” had us stretching our imaginations to find an…

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Information Morning: 3 October 2018

Published: September 13th 2018

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…

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Volunteer Vacancy – Archival Work

Published: September 12th 2018

Join the Expatriate Archive Centre as part of our volunteer team! The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) collects, catalogues and preserves and original source material documenting the social history of expatriate life. The EAC is based in The Hague (Archipel area) and has a small, dedicated staff. We are supported by…

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Saudade at the Boekhandel Dominicanen

Published: August 2nd 2018

The Expatriate Archive Centre’s 10th anniversary Saudade exhibit is on the road! From August 1 – 31, 2018, visitors at Maastricht’s legendary Boekhandel Dominicanen can find Saudade amongst the store’s books and other wares. Saudade aims to explore how history can be made visible through a contemporary context.Ten artists each…

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Examining History through Travelers’ Memories

Published: July 31st 2018

by George Karakostas During my time as an intern at the Expatriate Archive Centre, I was given the opportunity to examine and work on a wide range of different expatriate memoirs. While reading several sources, I encountered various cases of personal eyewitness accounts of history. I found this to epitomise…

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