November 5, 2018 – November 12, 2018

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Saturday, November 10, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of Atatürk

Fawzi Haimor, conductor

Noriyoshi Murakami, tuba

Berfin Aksu, violin

Ezgisu Apaydın, violin

Demirhan Gökbudak, violin

Muhammedjan Sharipov, violin

T. Yayalar, Anaclasis II for Double Bass, Tuba and Orchestra (world premiere)

A. Vivaldi, Concerto for Four Violins in B minor, RV 580

G. Torelli, Concerto for Four Violins in A minor

L. van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67


Saturday, November 17, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Felix and Ludwig”

Sasha Makila, conductor

Alexandra Conunova, violin

L. van Beethoven, Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61

F. Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, “Scottish”


Saturday, November 24, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Classical Tastes”

Paul Goodwin, conductor

Pablo Ferrandez, violoncello

W.A. Mozart, Serenade No. 9 in D major, KV 320, “Posthorn” (excerpts)

J. Haydn, Concerto for Violoncello in C major

J. Sibelius, Symphony

No. 7 in C major,

Op. 105


Saturday, December 1, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Mist and Snow”

Alexander Liebreich, conductor

Alena Baeva, violin

A. Pärt, “Für Lennart in Memoriam”

R. Strauss, Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 8

J. Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68


Saturday, December 8, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall


Mathieu Herzog, conductor

Amadeus Guitar Duo

M. Ravel, Alborada del gracioso

J. Rodrigo, Concierto Madrigal

P.I. Tchaikovsky, “Manfred” Symphony in B minor, Op. 58


Until November 16

The Library Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of paintings and prints by Sema Ilgaz Temel, in the Library Art Gallery. The gallery is open to visitors every day (except Sundays) between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Until November 16

“Multidimensional Sculptures,” by Muzaffer Tunca (instructor, Faculty Academic English Program), at ANKÜSEV. All students, faculty and administrative staff are invited.


Tuesday, November 6

“The Korean Peninsula: The Present and the Future,” by Sang Hyun LEE (Sejong Institute) and Arslan Hakan Okçal (Former Turkish Ambassador to the Republic of Korea), at the Konak Roof Salon, Bilkent Hotel, 10 a.m. Organized by the Center for Foreign Policy and Peace, and co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the İhsan Doğramacı Peace Foundation.

Tuesday, November 6

“Semi-Empirical Born-Oppenheimer Molecular Dynamics (SEBOMD),” by Asst. Prof. Antoine Marion (METU), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Friday, November 9

“Optimal Assortment Planning for Firms Using Transshipments,” by Nagihan Çömez Dolgan (İstanbul Şehir University), at FBA, Ümit Berkman Seminar Room, 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Friday, November 9

“Load-Balancing Enhancements to the Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks in the Internet of Things,” by Hira Noor (Bilkent University), at EE-314, 2 p.m. Organized by EE.


Friday, November 9

“Kentsel Planlamada Hukuk ve Ahlak Kuralları,” by uşen Keleş, at FADA, FFB-309, 12:30 p.m. Organized by LAUD.


Tuesday, November 6

“‘Sailing to Byzantium’: Insular and Coastal Urban Spaces in the Medieval Mediterranean,” by Salvatore Cosentino, Matthew Harpster, Enrico Zanini, Luca Zavagno, Scott Kennedy, Macit Tekinalp and Nathan Leidholm, at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 10 a.m. Organized by HIST in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, the University of Bologna and the University of Siena.




Statement of Purpose Workshop

Are you going to apply to an MS or PhD program soon? Do you need to include a statement of purpose (SoP) with your application? The Career Center and the Faculty Academic English program will be holding a Statement of Purpose Workshop on November 13 at 5:40 p.m. in C-Block Auditorium of the FEASS building.

During the workshop, you will learn how to write a more effective statement of purpose, and also how to tailor it to different audiences. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and get feedback on your SoP from FAE’s BilWrite instructors.