December 07, 2021

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Saturday, December 4

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Master and Apprentice: Beethoven and Mendelssohn”

Matthew Coorey, conductor

Francesca Dego, violin

F. Mendelssohn | Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64

L. van Beethoven | Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 “Eroica”

For tickets:


Tuesday, December 7

“When and Why Products for Underserved Consumers Backfire,” by Ruoou Li (University of South Carolina), at 3 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Tuesday, December 7

“Supercomputing the ‘How’ of Palladium-Catalyzed Organometallic Reactions,” by Tülay Aygan Ateşin (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley), at 5:30 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Wednesday, December 8

“Earth Observation and Deep Learning in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals,” by Dr. Claudio Persello (University of Twente), at 11:30 a.m. Organized by CS.

Thursday, December 9

“Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property: The Turkish Approach,” by Zeynep Boz (Head of the Department for Combatting Illicit Trafficking at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey), at 5:30 p.m. Organized by HART.

Friday, December 10

“CEO Compensation: Evidence From the Field,” by Dirk Jenter (London School of Economics), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by FBA.


Tuesday, December 7

“Liminality of Seafront Architectures: Past and Present,” by Namık Erkal, at FADA, FB-309, 4:30 p.m. Organized by LAUD.

Tuesday, December 7

“Implementation of the Software Development Life Cycle,” by Hunain Durrani (Project Manager, LST Yazılım), 6:30 p.m. Organized by CTIS


Sunday, December 12

“Magic of Space and Time: Freeing a House from Demons in Ancient Mesopotamia,” by Daniel Schwemer, at 5 p.m. Organized by HART. Registration:



Statement of Purpose Workshop

Are you going to apply to an MS or PhD program soon? Do you need to include a statement of purpose (SoP) with your application? Come to our Statement of Purpose Workshops and find out how to write one more effectively, and also how to tailor it to different audiences. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how to set up an appointment to get feedback on your SoP from Faculty Academic English program instructors.

The workshop, organized by the Career and Alumni Office in collaboration with the Faculty Academic English program, will take place on December 8 at 6 p.m. online, via Zoom.


Discover P&G Sales

Two representatives of Procter & Gamble – Sales Director for Distributor Operations and Indirect Channels Hüseyin Tanrıverdi and Sales Director for National Accounts and Capability S. Nalan Aykaç Karabulut (MAN ’04) – will give a seminar about sales and P&G’s corporate culture on December 9 at 6 p.m.

In their presentations, they will answer frequently asked questions like “What’s it like to work in sales at P&G?” “What makes a great candidate for a career in sales?” “What are the most important skills and qualifications?”

The session will take place on Zoom, in Turkish. For more information and to register, please visit


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