April 2, 2018 – April 9, 2018

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Tuesday, April 3, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

İhsan Doğramacı Special Concert

Gürer Aykal, conductor

Gülsin Onay, piano

W.A. Mozart, Concerto for Piano No. 9 in E-flat major, “Jeunehomme”

N. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Scheherazade”


Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“The Music Factory for Children”

Calefax Reed Quintet

Oliver Boekhoorn, oboe

Ivar Berix, clarinet

Raaf Hekkema, saxophone

Jelte Althuis, bass clarinet

Alban Wesly, bassoon


Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Charisma and Passion”

Lukasz Borowicz, conductor

Tobias Feldmann, violin

T. Adès, “Powder Her Face”

W. Wieniawski, Concerto for Violin No. 2 in D minor

W. Lutoslawski, Concerto for Orchestra


Wednesday and Thursday, April 18 and 19, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Children’s Holiday Concerts

Bilkent Brass Ensemble


Orhun Orhon, conductor

Early Music Training Program Children’s Choir



Wednesday, April 4

“Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk,” by Prof. İlber Ortaylı, at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 6 p.m. Organized by BİLMED.

April 7-8

“New Directions in Social Cognition Research,” at FADA, FFB, 9:30 a.m. Organized by the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Group, Bilkent, and hosted by the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology and the Neuroscience program.


Monday, April 9

“Selected Stories of the 21st Century: Architecture of Latvia,” by Janis Dripe (Architect, Ambassador), at FADA, FFB-22, 1:30 p.m. Organized by ARCH.

Wednesday, April 11

“Intermeditation via Tiles and Mosaic as Architectural Tools,” by Dr. Gertrud Olsson (KTH School of Architecture, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm), at FADA, FFB-22, 1:30 p.m. Organized by ARCH.


April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9

“Blue Hotel,” at the Bilkent Chamber Theater, 8 p.m.

April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10

“Devinim,” at the Bilkent Theater Hall, 8 p.m.


Wednesday, April 4

“Paradigm Shifts in the Cloud,” by Serdar Şahin (Director of Technology Operations, Peak Games), at East Campus Bilintur Conference Hall, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.

Wednesday, April 4

“Towards Precision Medicine in Understudied Global Populations: The Qatar Experience,” by Dr. Khalid Fakhro (Sidra Medicine), at FS, SA-240, 3:40 p.m. Organized by FS.

Thursday, April 5

“Needs of the Tourism Industry,” by Akınsal Akın (Consultant), at RC-202, Tourism R Building Banquet Room, 11:30 a.m. Organized by THM.

Thursday, April 5

“Moğolistan’daki Eski Türk Yazıtlarının Bugünü (Yeni Yazıtlar Işığında),” by Prof. Mehmet Ölmez (Yıldız Teknik University), at FEASS, AZ-31, 4:40 p.m. Organized by HIST and EDEB.

Friday, April 6

“Agricultural Insurance Portfolio Risk Assessment Model,” by Assoc. Prof. Kasırga Yıldırak (Hacettepe University), at EA-409, 1:30 p.m. Organized by IE.

Friday, April 13

“Flow Over Natural or Engineered Surfaces,” by Prof. Alessandro Bottaro (DICCA, Scuola Politecnica, University of Genoa), at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 10:40 p.m. Organized by ME.


April 5 – May 2

Painting Exhibition by Reha Yalnızcık, at the Library Art Gallery, open every day (except Sundays) from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibition opening: April 5, 5:30 p.m.

April 9 – 13

“Art Nouveau Architecture in Riga and Latvia,” at the FFB Foyer. Exhibition opening: April 9, 2:30 p.m. Organized by ARCH.


Wednesday, April 4

“#pilotlife, Wanna be an Airline Pilot?,” at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 12:30 p.m. Organized by the Career Center.




Academic Wednesday Series

The Bilkent University Library is inviting all members of the Bilkent community to attend the “Academic Wednesday Series” hosted by Bilkent University and the Elsevier information analytics and publishing company.

Library Art Gallery.

Wednesday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m., “Science Direct – Shortcuts to a 14+ Million Full-Text Library”

Wednesday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m., “Mendeley – Your Key to Easy Citation and the World of Science”