Show me your house and I will tell you who you are

Published: August 19th 2019

Mathilde Bernard was an intern at the Expatriate Archive Centre from February through April 2019. She recently earned her master’s degree from Erasmus University of Rotterdam in Global History and International Relations. This is her first in a series of articles covering Dutch expatriates living in mid-19th-century Nigeria.   By…

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Am I an expat?: Reflections from an EAC intern

Published: August 13th 2019

Simon Taylor is a graduate student of Heritage Studies at the University of Amsterdam and recently finished a six-month internship with the Expatriate Archive Centre. This post is a personal reflection of his time with us. By Simon Taylor I walked right past the Expatriate Archive Centre when I first…

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Vacancy — Archival Volunteer

Published: July 2nd 2019

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) collects and preserves original source material documenting the social history of expatriate life. We are based in The Hague and have a small, dedicated staff. We are supported by an enthusiastic team of volunteers of different backgrounds, nationalities, and ages. We are looking for an…

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How Archives Preserve, Why Archives Preserve

Published: June 26th 2019

On 19 June 2019, Expatriate Archive Centre staff, volunteers, and interns were treated to a restoration workshop at and tour of the Rotterdam City Archives (Stadsarchief Rotterdam). Simon Taylor is an intern at the EAC and a master’s student of heritage and memory studies at the University of Amsterdam.  …

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CLOSED: Volunteer Vacancy — Blog Archiving

Published: June 25th 2019

This position has been filled. Thank you for your interest. Join the Expatriate Archive Centre as part of our volunteer team! Blog Archiving Project Volunteer   Introduction The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) collects, registers and preserves original source material documenting the social history of expatriate life. The EAC is based…

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