Volunteer Vacancy – Social Media

Published: November 7th 2018

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

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Do Archives have a Place in the Digital Era?

Published: October 17th 2018

By George Karakostas Living in the 21st century, it should come to no one’s surprise that the internet has provided an abundance of information for anyone interested in conducting research. This unprecedented access to primary sources found online has raised important questions concerning the current role of the archive. For…

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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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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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