Beyond Silver: 25 years of the ACJ

13 April 2022

Deadline: July 1, 2022

The Beyond Silver: 25 years of the ACJ conference will take place at Exeter University from Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd July 2022.

Over the course of three days the conference will offer an opportunity for discussion, debate and engagement across a range of concerns that affect the discipline of jewellery. It hopes to provide a framework for discussion on and around British Contemporary Jewellery by posing a number of questions pertinent to the current global situation and exploring the discipline through some specific contextual lenses.

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Theo Smeets (Hochschule Trier)

Professor Jivan Astfalck

Dr Sian Hindle (Birmingham School of Jewellery)

Dr Khajornsak Nakpan (Silpakorn University)

Bic Tieu (UNSW Sidney)


Anthony Wong

Kelvin Birk


Interactive workshops, projects and exhibitions lead by:

Sophie Lowe (City of Bath College)

Bridie Lander (Birmingham School of Jewellery)

Rachael Colley (Sheffield Hallam University)


For a full list of activities and speakers please see the ACJ website.

To book, please see the ACJ Website and contact enquiries@acj.org.uk for a booking form. This form will provide more information on ticket prices, events and accommodation and travel discounts.


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