November 17, 2020

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Play: “Junky,” based on William S. Burroughs’s novel, directed by Doğu Yaşar Akal (THEA/’09), staged by Department of Performing Arts students as a senior project,         November 19 and 26, at 8 p.m. in the FMPA Theater Hall.


Sunday, November 22, 5 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of Server Ganiyev

Işın Metin, conductor

Toğrul Ganiyev, violin

Ceyla Ganiyeva, violin

Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev, violin

Hayreddin Hoxha, violoncello

S. Barber | Adagio for Strings

J.S. Bach | Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041

A. Vivaldi | Concerto in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 565

F. Amirov | Symphony for String Orchestra “Nizami”


Friday, November 27, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

ensemble XX. jahrhundert

Peter Burwik, conductor

Johannes Maria Staud | “Lagrein”

Atabak Amjadi | “Parallel Limbo”

Mohammed H. Javaheri | “Unison”

Tokzhan Karatai | “Patterns from the Past”

Arda Yurdusev | “Seyyah” Trio

Deniz Aslan | Music for Ensemble

Julia Purgina | Kammermusik II

The Viennese contemporary music group plays Bilkent students’ pieces.


Sunday, November 29, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Classic Brass”

P. Dukas | Fanfare to precede “La Péri”

R. Premru | Five Movements from Divertimento

G. Gershwin | “An American in Paris”

G. Rossini | “Largo al factotum”

G. Gershwin | “Rhapsody in Blue”

G. Bizet | “Carmen” Suite


Wednesday, November 18

“Human-Centered Film Producing,” by film producer Zeynep Atakan, at 8 p.m. Live from FADA, FFB-08 via zoom. Organized by COMD.

Wednesday, November 18

“Why Do Popular Incumbents Not Welcome Precise Media Coverage?” (coauthored with Greg Chih-Hsin Sheen at NYUAD), by Asst. Prof. Myunghoon Kang (Bilkent University). Organized by POLS.

Thursday, November 19

“Water Retention Landscapes,” by Semiha Demirbaş Çağlayan, at 9 a.m. Organized by LAUD.

Thursday November 19

“Philosophy,” by Assoc. Prof. David Liebesman (University of Calgary), at 5 p.m. Organized by PHIL.


Tuesday, November 17

As part of the Sports as a Way of Life program, the Sports Center is holding a POUND workout session, at 4:30 p.m. Registration is at all Sports Halls (sessions are limited to 30 participants).


Wednesday,  November 18

“Towards a global cooperation framework for temporary and circular migration”, by Hans van Loon (Former Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law) via Zoom, 12:30 p.m. Organized by Jean Monnet Module on European and International Migration Law. Please contact