March 09, 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


“Horn, Horn”

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Mustafa Kaplan, horn

Hasan Erim Hacat, horn

G.F. Handel | “Messiah” Overture

A. Rosetti | Concerto for Two Horns and Orchestra, RWV C60

I. Stravinsky | “Pulcinella” Suite

Recording: December 17, 2020, Bilkent Concert Hall


Tuesday, March 9

“Hydrazine Oxidation Electrocatalysis on Multi-Doped Carbons: Who Does What?” by David Eisenberg (Israel Institute of Technology), at 12:30 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Tuesday, March 9

“Regional Migration Governance: Soft Law and the Diffusion of Policies on Integration and Inclusion (Focus on South America Regionalism),” by Dr. Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm (University of Edinburgh School of Law), at 12:30 p.m. Organized by LAW.

Tuesday, March 9

“Still Exiting From Hegemony: Why the Biden Administration Can’t Rebuild the American Global Order,” by Prof. Alexander Cooley (Columbia University), at 5:30 p.m. Organized by IR.

Wednesday, March 10

“Extraterritoriality and the Capitulations in the Ottoman Empire: An Overview,” by Berke Torunoğlu (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), at 5 p.m. Organized by HIST.

Thursday, March 11

“Çeviri Sosyolojisi: Yeni Çeviri Pratikleri / Yeni Eyleyenler / Yeni Sorumluluklar,” by Prof. Emine Bogenç Demirel, at 12:30 p.m. Organized by TRIN.

Thursday, March 11

“Should Ontology be Explanatory?” by Amie L. Thomasson (Dartmouth College), at 4:30 p.m. Organized by PHIL.

Thursday, March 11

“Identifying Hybrid Spaces and ‘Makeshift’ Spatial Practices Within The Byzantine Period of Transformations (6th–9th centuries): the Potential of Archaeology and Textual Evidence,” by Myrto Veikou (University of Uppsala), at 6 p.m. Organized by HIST.

Friday, March 12

“Dynamic Asset-Backed Security Design,” by Kathy Yuan (London School of Economics), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by FBA.