February 02, 2021

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Recent Bilkent Symphony Orchestra concerts are now being broadcast online on the Bilkent Symphony Digital platform. They may be accessed at


“Classic Brass”

Bilkent Brass Ensemble

P. Dukas | Fanfare to precede

“La Péri”

R. Premru | Five Movements from Divertimento

G. Gershwin | “An American in Paris”

G. Rossini | “Largo al factotum”

G. Gershwin | “Rhapsody in Blue”

G. Bizet | “Carmen” Suite

Recording: November 29, 2020, Bilkent Concert Hall


“Vestiges of the Past”

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Dritan Gani, double bass

C.P.E. Bach | Symphony in D major, H. 663 (Wq. 183/1)

C.D. von Dittersdorf | Concerto for Double Bass in E major

P.I. Tchaikovsky |

“Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70

Recording: December 10, 2020, Bilkent Concert Hall


Sunday, February 7

“Divine Protection: Ancient Egyptian Vernacular Shrines in the Eastern Sahara,” by Prof. Salima Ikram (American University in Cairo). The talk will be held on Zoom at 5 p.m.

To register: bilkentarkeo@bilkent.edu.tr 


Tuesday, February 2

“Nanoengineered Optoelectronic Neurointerfaces,” by Assoc. Prof. Sedat Nizamoğlu (Koç University), at 3:30 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Thursday, February 4

“Rejecting Retributivism: Free Will, Punishment, and Criminal Justice,” by Greg Caruso (SUNY Corning, Philosophy), at 5 p.m. Organized by PHIL.

Friday, February 5

“Competition Threats and Rival Innovation Responses: Evidence From Breakthrough Therapies,” by Mosab Hammoudeh (University of Iowa), at 5 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Monday, February 8

“The Dade Group of a Finite Group and Dimension Functions,” by Prof. Ergün Yalçın (Bilkent University), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Wednesday, February 3

“Asymptotics of Extremal Polynomials,” by Assoc. Prof. Alexandre Goncharov (Bilkent University), at 3:30 p.m. Organized by MATH.


Tuesday, February 2

The Social Awareness Projects (TDP/Toplumsal Duyarlılık Projeleri) will hold its opening meeting to welcome new members and introduce the group’s ongoing volunteer projects, at 5:40 p.m.