May 06, 2018 – May 13, 2018

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Friday, May 10, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Limitless Ingenuity!”

Michael Maciaszczyk, conductor

W.A. Mozart, Overture from “Le Nozze di Figaro”

J. Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez

W.A. Mozart, Symphony No. 41 in C major “Jupiter,” KV 551


Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Youth Concert

Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra

Ankara Youth Symphony Orchestra

Barış Demirezer, conductor

Ezgi Karakaya, mezzo-soprano

Bilkent FMPA Soloists

A.A. Saygun, Four Songs, Op. 48

A.A. Saygun, “İnsan Üzerine Deyişler” No. 1, Op. 60


Wednesday, May 29, 8 p.m.

A.A. Saygun Performance Hall

Contemporary Music Series 3

Ellen Jewett, violin

Works by A.A. Saygun, O. Türkmen and M. Cetiz


Saturday, June 15, 8:30 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

“Ode to Joy”

Jean François Heisser, conductor

Ministry of Culture and Tourism State Polyphonic Choir, Burak Onur Erdem, choirmaster

L. van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor “Choral,” Op. 125


Wednesday, May 8

“An Atomic-Scale View on Oxide Surfaces,” by Ulrike Diebold (Institute of Applied Physics, TU Wien, Austria), at UNAM, SU-01, 3:40 p.m. Organized by PHYS.

Wednesday, May 15

“Computational (Nano)Tribology and Materials to Reduce Friction,” by M. Clelia Righi (Department of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy), at UNAM, SU-01, 3:40 p.m. Organized by PHYS.


Wednesday, May 8

“Under the Skin” (2013; dir. Jonathan Glazer), in the Library Orientation Room, 5 p.m. Organized by the Department of Turkish Literature.


Tuesday, May 14

Second Annual CTIS Awards Ceremony, at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 3:15 p.m. Organized by CTIS.


Wednesday, May 8

CTIS Senior Projects Poster Presentations, on the top floor of East Campus C Building, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Organized by CTIS.


Wednesday, May 15

Informational meeting about the Bilkent Executive MBA, at FEASS, MA-202, 6 p.m. Organized by FBA.


May 8 and 15

“Çok Tuhaf Soruşturma,” staged by Department of Performing Arts students, will take place at 8 p.m., in the Chamber Theater Hall. For tickets:


Tuesday, May 7

“Democracy and Non-Communicable Diseases,” by Assoc. Prof. Simon Wigley (Bilkent University), at FS, SA-240, 3:40 p.m. Organized by FS.

Tuesday, May 7

“Rényi Relative Entropies and Noncommutative Lp-Spaces,” by Anna Jencove (Slovak Academy of Science), at FS, SA-141, 4 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Thursday, May 9

“The Islamist Pendulum: Democracy and Authoritarianism in Turkey, Egypt, and Tunisia,” by Asst. Prof. Şebnem Gümüşçü (Middlebury College), at FEASS, A-326, 12:30 p.m. Organized by POLS.

Friday, May 10

“Model Experiments of Active Matter: at the Interface Between Living Organisms and Theoretical Models,” by Prof. Olivier Dauchot, in the UNAM Conference Room, 4 p.m. Orfanized by UNAM.