Is The Art Of Letter Writing Dying?

Published: March 6th 2019

By Alan Chabot I began my studies at the Expatriate Archive Centre, like a lot of researchers, not exactly knowing what I’d find. Within 10+ family archives that the staff put together for me throughout my time at the EAC, I found plenty of useful and interesting information; but beyond…

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Volunteer Vacancy — Romanian Translation

Published: February 12th 2019

EDIT: We are not currently accepting applications for this role   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 and has a small, dedicated staff. We are supported by an enthusiastic…

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Partner Organisations for the EAC Thesis Award

Published: February 5th 2019

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is keen to celebrate and reward talents who produce outstanding master’s theses that help to further understand the impact of expatriation on people’s lives. Starting in 2019, the EAC is initiating an annual Master’s Thesis Award. The EAC is seeking partner organisations willing to promote…

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Keeping Blogs Alive

Published: November 29th 2018

The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is an independent non-profit foundation. We aim to collect and preserve expatriate life stories, regardless of a person’s country of origin or where they moved to. Our focus is primarily on unique personal writings. Though much of our collection is tangible — including photographs, letters,…

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Looking for ‘Life on the Move’ and ‘Life Now’ contributors

Published: November 27th 2018

By Peter Emmerson In the light of recent changes to European data protection legislation, the Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) would like to contact any contributors (or their immediate families) to the publications Life on the Move (1993) and Life Now (1996). In the 1990s this material was collected for the…

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