March 14, 2017 — March 20, 2017

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Tuesday, March 14

“New Sources of Systematic Liquidity Risk: The Case of an Emerging Market,” by Ahmet Şensoy (Research & Business Development Department and Options & Futures Market, Borsa İstanbul), at the Ümit Berkman Seminar Room, 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.


Tuesday, March 14

“Dynastic Precautionary Savings,” by Corina Boar (University of Rochester), at FEASS, A-228, 3:40 p.m. Organized by ECON.


Wednesday, March 15

“Machine Learning and AI,” by Umut Şatır Gürbüz (Data-Scientist – Predictive Analytics SME for MEA, IBM), at the East Campus Conference Hall, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.



Tuesday, March 14

“Exploring the Nature of Early Social Preferences,” by Gaye Soley (Boğaziçi University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PSYC.


Thursday, March 16

“Gündem,” by İlker Başbuğ (26th Chief of the General Staff of Turkey), at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 5:40 p.m. Organized by Siyaset Platformu Kulübü.


Wednesday, March 15

“English Poetry and the Islamic World in the Global Middle Ages,” by Dr. Shazia Jagot (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Medieval Literature, University of Southern Denmark and University of York), at G-160, 2 p.m. Organized by ELIT.


Wednesday, March 15

“Telling the Truth: T.S. Eliot and the Linguistic Turn,” by Dr. April Pierce (PhD, University of Oxford), at

G-160, 4 p.m. Organized by ELIT.


Tuesday, March 14

“Exploring the Relationship Between Urban Morphology and Center Development: Evidence From the Spatial Network of Ankara,” by Assoc. Prof. Burcu Özüduru, at FADA, FFB-22, 12 p.m. Organized by LAUD.


Tuesday, March 14

“To Catch a Worm: From the Early Bird to the Diet of Worms,” by Asst. Prof. Heather Yeung (Bilkent University), at the Library Art Gallery, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CCI.


Wednesday, March 15

“Campus Finance Talks,” by Barış Savur (Finance Reporting Director, Yapı Kredi), at FADA,

FFB-05, 12:40 p.m. Organized by Mühendislik Topluluğu.


Tuesday, March 14

“#pilotlife: Wanna Be an Airline Pilot?,” by Oğulcan Üçyıldız (First Officer, Turkish Airlines, and Bilkent IE ’14 graduate), at FEASS,

C-Block Auditorium, 12:30 noon. Organized by the Career Center.


March 16, 23

“Waiting for Lefty,” at the FMPA Theater Hall, 8 p.m.


March 13 – 22

Department of Architecture 2016-2017 Student Exhibition, at the FADA Exhibition Hall. Opening: Monday, March 13, at 1:40 p.m.


Saturday, March 18, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Mathieu Herzog, conductor

Elena Bashkirova, piano

  1. van Beethoven, Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C minor
  2. Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F major


BSO String Ensemble

“Spring Dreams”

Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Irina Nikotina, Concertmaster

Cem Babacan, piano

Mevlan Mecid, violin

Murat Cangal, viola

Ece Akyol, viola

Serdar Rasul, violoncello

Burak Noyan, double bass

  1. Mendelssohn, Piano Sextet in D major

P.I. Tchaikovsky, Serenade in C major



Friday, March 24

BLIS will be hosting “Red Nose Night,” an evening of Turkish comedy to benefit the Comic Relief charities. Four comedians from “Gri Şehir” will offer two hours of stand-up entertainment. The event will take place at the BLIS Performance Hall on Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will cost 30 TL, with all proceeds going to charity. Tickets can be bought by contacting either Karl Machin (, or Ms. Aslı Genç (