April 19, 2022

19 April 2022 Comments Off on April 19, 2022
Photograph by Pınar Karadağlı

Until April 22

“Distinguished Works,” organized by the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design. The exhibition features projects, drawings, sketches and models created during the fall 2021 semester by students at all levels of the IAED program.


Monday, April 19, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Modern American Voice Recital

Jennifer Tipton, soprano

Oliver Jia, piyano

Music by Gwyneth Walker, Jake Heggie, Carlisle Floyd, Anthony Josep, Ricky Ian Gordon, Eric Whitacre, Libby Larsen, William Bolcom, Stephen Sondheim, William Finn


Friday, April 22, 2 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Kids’ Concert

Sibil Arsenyan, conductor

Defne Kükürt, violin

Ekin Dila Demirtaş, violoncello

Efe Sağıroğluları, marimba

Deniz Neva Ertürk, piano

Kıvanç Arda Şabi, violoncello

H. Wieniawski | Concerto for Violin No. 2 in D minor (1st movement)

E. Lalo | Concerto for Cello in D minor (1st movement)

P. Creston | Concertino for Marimba (3rd movement)

W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Piano No. 21 in C major, KV 467 (1st movement)

D. Popper | Concert Polonaise, Op. 14

Solo Recitals at Ahmet Adnan Saygun Concert Hall

No tickets required.


Wednesday, April 20, 5:30 p.m.

İlayda Yılmaz, clarinet

Weber, Messager, Barat, Saygun


Monday, April 25, 5:30 p.m.

Elçin Erdem, piano

Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin


Monday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.

Şevdar Özarslan, tuba

Eccles, Koetsier, Penderecki


Wednesday, May 11, 5:30 p.m.

Mine Ece Öztok, flute

Reinecke, Borne, Bapbacı


Friday May 13, 5:30 p.m. 

Deniz Yakar – Tuğba Divrik – Batuhan Çatak, trumpets

Enescu, Balay, Khachaturian, Aratunian, Vejvanovsky, Hummel, Thomé


Monday, May 16, 5:30 p.m. 

Baturay Köseoğlu, piano

Bach, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Liszt


Tuesday, April 19

“Soft Solids Tribology: Current Trends and Challenges in Modeling and Experimentation,” by Assoc. Prof.  Carmine Putignano (Polytechnical University of Bari), at 3:30 p.m. Organized by ME.

Tuesday, April 19

“Blue Eyes, Pockmarks, and the Violent Making of the Slaves in the Late Ottoman Empire,” by Dr. Ceyda Karamürsel (University of London), at 5 p.m. Organized by HIST.

Thursday, April 21

“Data Science for Marketing,” by Gülşah Yılmaz Benk (PhD candidate and Decision Science Lead, Google), at 7:30 p.m. Organized by CTIS.

Friday, April 22

“The Particle Image Velocimetry Technique and Current Applications in Experimental Fluid Mechanics,” by Dr. Gökhan Ergin (Product Manager CTA and Microfluidics, Dantec Dynamics, Denmark), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by ME.

Friday, April 22

“Nanoplasmonics for Solar Energy Conversion, Biosensing and Photodynamic Therapy,” by Prof. Nianqiang (Nick) Wu (University of Massachusetts Amherst), at 4 p.m. Organized by UNAM.

Friday, April 22

“It’s Not Who You Know—It’s Who Knows You: Employee Social Capital and Firm Performance,” by Jessie Jiaxu Wang (Arizona State University), at 5:30 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Tuesday, April 26

“Active Learning Practices in Higher Education Settings,” by Asst. Prof. Z. Yasemin Kalender (Harvard University), at 5:30 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent University Teaching and Learning Support Center, the Sustainable Teaching and Learning Center (Hacettepe University), the Office of Learning and Teaching (Koç University), the Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching (METU) and the Center for Teaching and Learning (TED University).

Thursday, April 28

“Do You Trust Your Chip?” by Prof. Özgür Sinanoğlu (New York University Abu Dhabi), in EA-409, 1:30 p.m. Organized by CS.


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