March 8, 2016 — March 14, 2016

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Tuesday, March 8

“Visible-Light-Emitting, Ultrastable ZnO QDs’ Large-Scale Fabrication and Diverse Surface Effects,” by Dr. Osman Arslan, at the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.

Wednesday, March 9

“Being a Startup Founder – Key Challenges & Learning,” by Tümay Asena (CEO /Co-founder, Nokta), at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.


March 7-18

Towards the first graduation of the Department of Architecture, student works from the first through the fourth year will be exhibited in the FADA Exhibition Hall. Opening: March 7, 12:30 p.m.


Tuesday, March 8

“Ortadoğu’daki Gelişmeler ve İnsan Perspektifi,” by Banu Avar (Journalist), at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 12:30 p.m. Organized by İnsan Hakları ve Özgürlükleri Kulübü.

Thursday, March 10

“Bilkent NANOTAM & AB MikroNano: Temel Araştırmaları Nasıl Spin-Off Nanoteknoloji Şirketlerine Dönüştürdük?”, by Prof. Ekmel Özbay (NANOTAM), at EE-01, 12:40 p.m. Organized by the IEEE Bilkent Student Branch.

Saturday, March 12

“Köprüden Önce Son Çıkış: İş Hayatını Bir de Bilkent’lilerden Dinleyin,” at FADA, FFB-22, 9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Registration:


Tuesday, March 8

“Donne’s Idolatrous Devotion: Iconoclasm and Iconophilia in the Holy Sonnets,” by Dr. Rhema Hokama (Harvard University), at G-160, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CCI.

Friday, March 11

“Spirits and Spirit Worlds in the History of Art,” by C. M. Kösemen, at FADA, FB-309, 12:40 p.m. Organized by FA.

Monday, March 14

“Intervention in Complex Emergencies: Tensions Between Local and Organizational Cultures,” by Prof. Robert A. Rubinstein (Syracuse University), at FEASS, A-130, 3:40 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent University Conference Series: Polity, Society and the World.


Tuesday, March 8

Women’s Plays, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 8 p.m. Organized by Bilkent Drama Atölyesi.

March 10

“No Exit,” at the FMPA Theater Hall, 8 p.m. Organized by THEA.


Wednesday, March 9

“From Keys to Strings”

8 p.m. | Bilkent Concert Hall

Ayur Trio

Hülya Keser, piano

Adelina Hasani, violin

Paul Uyterlinde, violoncello

Tuna Bilgin, piano

L. van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 10

R. Schumann, “Scenes From Childhood,” Op. 15

F. Chopin, Impromptu No. 3, Op. 51

P. I. Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50


Wednesday, March 16

“The Splendor of Opera Singing”

8 p.m. | Bilkent Concert Hall

Esra Abacıoğlu Akcan, soprano

Doğa Bilici, soprano

Selinay Duman, soprano

İlayda Erenler, soprano

Kağan Korad, guitar

Umut Kosman, baritone

Beran Sertkaya, bass-baritone

Ayhan Uştuk, tenor

W. A. Mozart, “Via resti servita” from “Le Nozze di Figaro”

J. S. Bach, “Quia respexit” from the “Magnificat”

A. Dvorak, Arias from “Rusalka”

C. Gounod, “Je veux vivre” from “Roméo et Juliette”

L. Delibes, “Sous le dôme épais” from “Lakmé”

G. Bizet, “Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre” from “Carmen”

W. A. Mozart, “Hai già vinta la causa” from “Le Nozze di Figaro”

W. A. Mozart, “Là ci darem la mano” from “Don Giovanni”

P. I. Tchaikovsky, “Kuda kuda vy udalilis” from “Eugen Onegin”

L. Bernstein, “Glitter and be gay” from “Candide”

F. P. Tosti, “L’Ultima Canzone”

T. Barrera–R. Calleja, “Adiós Granada” from “Emigrantes”

G. Verdi, “Io morro” from “Don Carlos”

G. Puccini, “O Mimì tu più non torni” from “La Boheme”

J. Adams, “I am the wife of Mao Tse-tung” from “Nixon in China”

G. Donizetti, “Chi mi frena in tal momento” from “Lucia di Lammermoor”