March 21, 2017 — March 27, 2017

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Wednesday, March 22

“Recharge Your Mobile With the Cloud!,” by Eren Akbaba (Cloud Platform Sales Consultant, ORACLE), at the East Campus Bilintur Conference Hall, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.


Thursday, March 23

“Children’s Selective Learning and Teaching,” by Dr. Sunae Kim (Sabancı University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PSYC.


Friday, March 24

Nanocolloquium Series: “Autocatalytic Formation of Nanostructures by Self-Assembly-Driven Self-Replication,” by Prof. Sijbren Otto (University of Groningen), at FS, SA-240, 11:40 a.m. Organized by UNAM.


Friday, March 24

“Hospital Bed Management with Random Patient Length-of-Stay,” by E. Lerzan Örmeci (Koç University), at EA-409, 1:40 p.m. Organized by IE.


Thursday, March 23

“Modelization for Interpretation of Archaeological and Anthropological Data: A Case Study From the Horn of Africa,” by Didier Bouakaze-Khan (METU), at FEASS, H-132, 5:40 p.m. Organized by HART.


BSO String Ensemble

“Spring Dreams”

Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Concertmaster: Irina Nikotina

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


Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Special Concert in Honor of İhsan Doğramacı

Monday, April 3, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Gürer Aykal, conductor

Gülsin Onay, piano

  1. van Beethoven, Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major
  2. Tarcan, Suite for Orchestra No. 3
  3. Borodin, Symphony No. 3 in A minor



March 23

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


Wednesday, March 22

“Full Metal Jacket” (directed by Stanley Kubrick), at FADA, FFB-05, 6 p.m. Organized by Bilkent Cinematics.


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 (


Multilingual Poetry Reading to Mark World Poetry Day at Bilkent

On Tuesday, March 21, the Bilkent Literature Society will celebrate World Poetry Day with a very out-of-the-ordinary poetry reading. The participants are to include ambassadors from 13 nations, who will read poems in their own languages, from Sinhalese to Tajik, and talk about their cultures.

The event, which will take place at 5:45 p.m. in room EE-01, is being presented in memory of the late Prof. Talat Halman, founding chairman of the Department of Turkish Literature at Bilkent and a renowned translator of poetry as well as a noted poet in his own right.

At the event, programs including translations of the poems to be read will be provided, and tea will be served. Students taking GE250-251 will receive points for attending.




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