March 26, 2018 – April 2, 2018

27 March 2018 Comments Off on March 26, 2018 – April 2, 2018

Friday, March 30, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Baroque Music

Maurice Steger, conductor and recorder

Emöke Baráth, soprano

G.P. Telemann, “Cricket Symphony” in G major

G.F. Handel, “Da quel giorno fatale” from “Il Delirio Amoroso”

G.F. Handel, “Da tempeste il legno infranto” and “Piangeró la sorte mia” from “Giulio Cesare”

G.F. Handel, “Royal Fireworks Music”


Tuesday, April 3, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

İhsan Doğramacı Special Concert

Gürer Aykal, conductor

Gülsin Onay, piano

W.A. Mozart, Concerto for Piano No. 9 in E-flat major, “Jeunehomme”

N. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Scheherazade”


Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“The Music Factory for Children”

Calefax Reed Quintet

Oliver Boekhoorn, oboe

Ivar Berix, clarinet

Raaf Hekkema, saxophone

Jelte Althuis, bass clarinet

Alban Wesly, bassoon



Tuesday, March 27

“Neutral Molecule and Mega-Dalton Mass Spectrometry with Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS),” by Asst. Prof. Selim Hanay (Bilkent University), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.


Tuesday, March 27

“Spatio-Temporal Neuroimaging of Visual Processing of Actions in Humans,” by Burcu Ayşen Ürgen (University of Parma), at FEASS, A-130, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PSYC.


Wednesday, March 28

“Trusted Execution Environment: Next-Generation Mobile Security,” by Ali Can Albayrakoğlu (Havelsan), at East Campus Bilintur Conference Hall, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.


Thursday, March 29

“A Gate Modulated Digitally Controlled Modified Class-E Amplifier for On-Coil Application in MRI,” by Bismillah Nasir Ashfaq (Bilkent University), at Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center, 9 a.m. Organized by EE.


Thursday, March 29

“Smart Tourism” (in Turkish), by Berrin Benli (NOVUSENS Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute), at RC-202, Tourism R Building Banquet Room, 11:30 a.m. Organized by THM.


Thursday, March 29

“Integration Processes at Multiple Levels of the Visual Cortical Hierarchy Revealed by Emergent Intermodulation Frequencies,” by Nihan Alp (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), at FEASS, H-232, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PSYC.


Thursday, March 29

“Neural Mechanisms of Active Sensing,” by Dr. İsmail Uyanık (Johns Hopkins University), at Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center, SC-106, 3:30 p.m. Organized by UMRAM.


Friday, March 30

“Risk-Averse Stochastic Vector Optimization,” by Asst. Prof. Çağın Ararat (Bilkent University), at EA-409, 1:30 p.m. Organized by IE.


Friday, March 30

“Did Europe Move in the Right Direction on E-Waste Legislation?,” by Shumail Mazahir Muhammad (HEC Paris, France), at FBA, Ümit Berkman Seminar Room, 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.


Friday, March 30

“Rationale Design of Nanocarriers for Brain and Cancer Targeting,” by Prof. Khuloud Al-Jamal, at UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.


“Illustrating Turkey: Üç Boyutlu Kağıt İşler,” three-dimensional paper works by Angela Burns, at the Library Art Gallery. The exhibition will run until April 4 and will be open every day (except Sundays) between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.


Thursday, March 29

“Housing, Households, and Social Mix: Learning From Copenhagen,” by Dr. Nezih Burak Bican (Danish Building Research Institute), at FADA, FFB-06, 12:30 p.m. Organized by ARCH.


Wednesday, March 28

“Life on Earth and Beyond: Past, Present and Future,” by Ersin Göğüş (Sabancı University), at SU-01 (UNAM), 3:40 p.m. Organized by PHYS.


Thursday, March 29

“Contested Identities in History: The Case of Turkey and Europe,” by Assoc. Prof. Senem Aydın Düzgit (Sabancı University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:30 p.m. Organized by POLS.



Wednesday, March 28

“Apocalypse Now,” at FADA, FFB-05, 6 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent Cinematics.



Academic Wednesday Series

The Bilkent University Library is inviting all members of the Bilkent community to attend the “Academic Wednesday Series” hosted by Bilkent University and the Elsevier information analytics and publishing company. The series sessions, during which attendees can learn more about the Mendeley, Scopus and Science Direct databases, will take place in the Main Library Art Gallery.

Wednesday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m., “Scopus – Research Analysis Tools and Metrics”

Wednesday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m., “Science Direct – Shortcuts to a 14+ Million Full-Text Library”

Wednesday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m., “Mendeley – Your Key to Easy Citation and the World of Science”


Conference: New Directions in Social Cognition Research

Hosted by the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology and the Neuroscience program, a conference on “New Directions in Social Cognition Research” will be held on April 7 and 8.

Social cognition is an expanding field of study that has come to include researchers from the fields of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience and robotics. It focuses on describing and explaining how human, nonhuman and artificial systems understand sociality.