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Beyond Silver: 25 Years of the ACJ

Published: 6th September 2021

Beyond Silver: 25 Years of the ACJ

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, the Association of Contemporary Jewellers are holding a three day conference and are now looking for speakers who wish to take part in this special event.

'Beyond Silver: 25 Years of the ACJ' will take place at Exeter University in July 2022 and will offer an opportunity for discussion, debate and engagement across a range of concerns that affect the discipline of jewellery.

For anyone who wishes to speak at the conference, the ACJ invites proposals, in the form of an abstract, from scholars, artists and research students and are happy to welcome a range of modes and formats. 

Proposal submissions might include (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  • Jewellery as a social connector
  • Jewellery: meanings and messages
  • Democratising the field
  • Jewellery as art
  • New voices

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Deadline for an abstract of your paper or your submission proposal is October 4th 2021 and successful applications will be notified by November 8th 2021. Please email your submissions to the ACJ directly at:

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