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  • 9th February: Information Morning at the Expatriate Archive Centre - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    audio recordings letters and emails blogs paperwork and more We preserve this material for the future and to support academic research into expatriation In the introduction morning you will see a short presentation about the history of the archive from its foundation by Shell spouses to the independent institution it is today You will be able to look around the centre and see the specially constructed storage room Refreshments will

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  • Display the Expat Exhibition in Your Venue - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    to build bridges and increase understanding between local and international employees customers and communities introduce the city to international clients and visitors or simply to display a beautiful and interesting focal piece If your organisation is interested in hosting the exhibition feel free to download the information packet below which contains photographs of the exhibition content information space requirements and associated costs And if you missed seeing the Expat Exhibition

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  • News - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    Published October 26th 2015 For years The Hague has been the home of expatriates from many different countries These international residents bring their own cultures and perspectives to The Hague while at the same time learning to live as integral parts of their new home To honour this unique part of the history and Read more Come See The Hague through Expat Eyes Published October 15th 2015 A new exhibition in The Hague City Hall entitled Expat Impressions of The Hague will reveal the history of The Hague as seen through expatriate eyes From the 1950s through the present the exhibition will showcase visual content as well as stories letters articles and journals written by expatriates providing Read more 10th November Information Morning at the Expatriate Archive Centre Published October 10th 2015 The next Expatriate Archive Centre information morning will be held on Tuesday 10th November 2015 at our premises in The Hague 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 Read more Expatriate Artist Natalie McIlroy Curates New Exhibition at The Hague City Hall Published October

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  • Who We Collect From - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    with a single home country Some people may prefer to use the alternative terms global nomad knowledge migrant international assignee transferee trailing spouse or no label at all but for us the word expatriate is simply an umbrella term to differentiate our sources from other collections that focus on other types of migrants We also collect material from organisations dealing with expatriate affairs established by expats for expats For example we hold archives from Global Outpost Services the Federation of American Women s Clubs Overseas and Radio Netherlands Worldwide The following list is not exhaustive but it gives an idea of the different types of expatriates which we collect from Business employees of international or local businesses Economic workers in search of temporary work Diplomatic embassy and consular staff Intergovernmental employees of the UN and other international organisations Academic researchers or lecturers on an exchange programme or research assignment or international students Non profit NGO people working in non governmental non profit and charitable organisations Religious missionaries and workers in religious associations Sport sports people assigned to clubs and or teaching coaching Cultural artists musicians etc Military on missions or stationed Expatriate spouses partners and children accompanying any of the

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  • What We Collect - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    correspondence sent to you from your family and friends Articles and Essays We accept newsletters newspapers or clippings articles and essays written by you or about you Photos and Scrapbooks We accept scrap books photo albums and loose photos These should preferably have annotations such as who is in the picture and where it was taken to provide context We also collect posters sketches drawings or children s artwork reflecting your individual memories and experiences of living abroad Blogs and Websites Are you a blogger who writes about your experiences living abroad We accept your online material whether it is sparsely recorded or continuous Audio and Video Files We collect audio and video recordings whether edited or not digital or analogue These should preferably come with information providing context We preserve digital copies only and will return the originals Tickets and Invitations Travel and transport tickets plane boat train or seasonal passes Entrance tickets to attractions museums galleries Invitations to parties work events formal gatherings or other social occasions All these can help illustrate a more detailed view of expat life Other Documents Miscellaneous items to give a broader picture about living abroad packing lists certificates or awards programmes school

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  • Archival Process - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    can meet either at the EAC visit you at home or get in touch via email or telephone We will carefully review all your material together discuss what will happen to it and how it will be used Once you have decided to donate your collection we will ask you to sign an agreement 2 Shipping Depending on the type size and location of your collection there are different shipping options You can deliver your collection in person If circumstances don t allow you to do so and you have something small to send we can refund your postage For larger collections we can use Voerman International a moving company that will pick up and transport your material to the EAC free of charge We will make arrangements with Voerman on your behalf Transfer of digital material will be discussed separately 3 Sorting Once your collection has been received we will process the material with the assistance of our team of volunteers Everything gets sorted catalogued and described individually respecting the original order and context of the source material This information is recorded in Adlib the archival software that we use 4 Scanning The documents get carefully scanned and saved

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  • Our Library - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    must visit the Expatriate Archive Centre in person as we are unable to lend out our books Please contact us to make an appointment Donate a Book If you have good quality books about expatriate life or if you are an author or publisher new donations to the library are always welcomed We particularly welcome expatriate memoirs or scholarly works Please get in touch to arrange this Book Reviews Occasionally

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  • Privacy and Confidentiality - Expatriate Archive Centre - A Home For Expat Life Stories
    the terms of your depository agreement into account the EAC will make your collection available to researchers The Wet Persoonsregistratie Data Protection Act applies to archival data collections and all staff volunteers and researchers have to sign a confidentiality agreement before handling any material Our Responsibilities We take great care to look after your collection All material is kept in a climate monitored storage facility in acid free folders and

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