Nov 11, 2017 – Nov 18, 2017

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Tuesday, December 12

“New Chemistries Beyond Lithium-Ion Batteries,” by Assoc. Prof. Rezan Demir-Çakan (Gebze Technical University), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Tuesday, December 12

“Strategic Customers in Systems With Batch Arrivals: How Much You Can Protect Your Party,” by Dr. Olga Bountali (Southern Methodist University), at FBA, Ümit Berkman Seminar Room, 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Friday, December 15

“Design of Molecular Origami Nanostructures and Folding Pathways,” by Prof. Roman Jerala, at the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.

Monday, December 18

“Coding Schemes for Energy Harvesting and Multi-User Communications,” by Mehdi Dabirnia (Bilkent University), at EE-314, 9 a.m. Organized by EE.

Wednesday, December 20

“Secure Multi-Antenna Transmission with Finite-Alphabet Signaling,” by Sina Rezaei Aghdam (Bilkent University), at EE-314, 10:30 a.m. Organized by EE


Wednesday, December 13

“Türkiye’de Eğitim Sistemi,” by Nabi Avcı (AKP), at EE-01, 5:30 p.m. Organized by Politik Düşünce Kulübü.

Friday, December 15

“Adalet Yürüyüşü ve Adalet Kavramı,” by Özgür Özel (CHP), at EE-01, 12:30 p.m. Organized by Politik Düşünce Kulübü.


Wednesday, December 13

“Depression: Clinical Features and Psychotherapy,” by Dr. Selçuk Aslan (Gazi University), at FEASS, A-130, 10:30 a.m. Organized by PSYC.

Wednesday, December 13

“New Excavations at Zeugma,” by Prof. Kutalmış Görkay (Ankara University), at FHL, H-132, 5:40 p.m. Organized by HART


December 12, 14, 19, 21 and 22

“Look Back in Anger” (“Öfke”), a production staged by Department of Performing Arts students as their graduation project, in the Bilkent Chamber Theater, 8 p.m. For tickets:


Thursday, December 14

Deloitte Presentation, at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 5:30 p.m. Organized by the Career Center.


Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

“Pure Music”

Saturday, December 16, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Bruno Mantovani, conductor

Xavier de Maistre, harp

Schumann, Overture to “Genoveva”

Ginastera, Concerto for Harp

Schumann, Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, “Rhenish”


Bilkent Symphony Orchestra


Saturday, December 23, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Manuel López Gómez, conductor

Ksenija Sidorova, accordion

Piazzolla, Tangazo

Piazzolla, Concerto for Bandoneon, “Aconcagua”

Bizet, Excerpts from “Carmen”

Ginastera, Four Dances from “Estancia”

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

New Year’s Concert

Thursday and Friday, December 28 and 29, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

George Petrou, conductor

Wolfgang Bankl, bass

Waltzes, Polkas, Songs


Until December 16

Poster Exhibition: “Freedom of Movement,” at the FADA Art Gallery.


Tuesday, December 12

“Haydar Aliyev’in Ülkesine ve Türk Dünyasına Hizmetleri,” panel in memory of Haydar Aliyev on the 14th anniversary of his death, at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 2:30 p.m. Organized by  Bilkent University and the Embassy of Azerbaijan.



Ankara Startup Summit

The Bilkent Young Entrepreneurs Club (Bilkent YES) will be holding its 11th Ankara Startup Summit on December 17 at the Bilkent Hotel.

The goal of this annual event is to encourage internet entrepreneurship in Ankara. At past summits, successful startups including, Obilet, Youthall,, Jetract,, ICaked and presented their ideas to investors for the first time

This year’s Ankara Startup Summit will host managers from major companies such as Google, Microsoft, Oracle, eBay, Deloitte and Turkcell, as well as the founders of Kolektif House, Youtholding, Marjinal Porter Novelli, KitapKulubu and Pioneers of the entrepreneurship ecosystem, including BIC Angels, TR Angels and Galata Business Angels, will also be present at the summit.

Tickets are available online and at Bilkent YES stands in A, C and N Buildings and Speed Café.

For detailed information and online ticket sales: