October 13, 2020

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Outdoor Exercise Program
The Physical Education and Sports Center is continuing to hold outdoor group exercise sessions on campus this semester. The new schedule for the exercise program can be viewed at https://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/physical-education-and-sports-center/sports-courses/

Sports Halls Open by Reservation
Due to huge demand and the need for social distancing, starting from Friday, October 9, the Dormitories and Main Sports Halls will be open for use from 8:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. by reservation only. Please note that the facilities will be closed for cleaning at intervals throughout the day. To view the halls’ new schedule in detail, please see https://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/physical-education-and-sports-center/sports-facilities/


Le Piment Rouge, the practice restaurant of the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, will welcome guests (up to a limit of six) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the fall 2020 semester, starting on October 13.

Set menu: 50 TL

Location: R Building, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, East Campus

For reservations, please email: lpr@bilkent.edu.tr

For more information, please visit: http://thm.bilkent.edu.tr/practice/


Tuesday, October 13

“Gaussian Reproducing Kernels,” by Prof. Aurelian Gheondea (Bilkent University), at 3 p.m. Organized by MATH. Please send a message to goncha@bilkent.edu.tr

Tuesday, October 13

“Modern Progress, Technology, Architecture,” by Clément Blanchet, at 12:30 p.m. Organized by ARCH. Zoom meeting ID: 925 4973 1848

Friday, October 16

“Arguing to Defeat: Eristic Argumentation and Irrationality in Resolving Moral Concerns,” by Vis. Asst. Prof. Rasim Serdar Kurdoğlu (Bilkent University), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by FBA. Zoom meeting ID: 337 069 8252 Passcode: 597678


Sunday, October 18, 3 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

“From the Baroque to the Present”

Elşad Bagirov, conductor

Irina Nikotina, violin

Albena Sezer, flute

Ebru Aykal, flute

Y. Tura | Suite for Small Orchestra No. 3

J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major

G.F. Handel | Music for the Royal Fireworks


Sunday, October 25, 3 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

Republic Day Concert

Elşad Bagirov, conductor

M. Sun | “Başlangıç Müziği” from “Cumhuriyet”

N.K. Akses | Scherzo on the “Neva Kar” by Itri for Orchestra

M. Sun | “Sevda Çiçeği” from “Kurtuluş”

C.R. Rey | “Türkiye” Suite

A.A. Saygun | Overture to “Özsoy”

U.C. Erkin | Festival Overture

M. Sun | “Bozkırın Sesi,” from “Cumhuriyet”

H.F. Alnar | İki Dans

M. Tüzün | “Çayda Çıra”


Sunday, November 1, 3 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

Halloween Concert*

Bilkent Brass Ensemble

G. Richards | “Champagne”

D. Elfman | “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

C. Hazell | “Three Brass Cats”

C. Hazell | “Kraken”

J. Parker | “A Londoner in New York”

A. Piazzolla | Suite from “Maria de Buenos Aires” (Arr. S. Verhelst)

G.Richards | “Fundador”

*This is a concert for children age 6 and up; everyone is encouraged to wear a costume, or at least a funny hat!

Student Clubs for 2020–2021

Students who think they may be interested in joining a student club and would like to learn more about the variety of organizations currently active at Bilkent can access a list of student clubs and societies updated for the 2020–21 academic year via this link: http://www.ogrencidekanligi.bilkent.edu.tr/okk/kulupler.html

Students can join a club or society through STARS-SRS. In accordance with the Bilkent University Student Clubs and Societies Directive, students have the right to become a member of any club or society they choose, without restriction.