October 21, 2019 – October 28, 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Republic Day Concert

Nil Venditti, conductor

Kian Soltani, violoncello

Ü. Akbaş | World premiere (BSO commission)

S. Prokofiev | Sinfonia Concertante in E minor, Op. 125

S. Rachmaninov | Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 13


Thursday, October 31, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Halloween Concert*

Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra

Işın Metin, conductor

E. Grieg | “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from “Peer Gynt”

M. Mussorgsky/M. Ravel | “Catacombs” and “Baba Yaga” from “Pictures at an Exhibition”

I. Stravinsky | “Infernal Dance” from “The Firebird”

P. Dukas | “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”

J. Williams | “Hedwig’s Theme” from “Harry Potter”

D. Elfman | Music from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

J. Williams | “Imperial March” from “The Empire Strikes Back”


Saturday, November 2, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Time Travel”

Christoph Poppen, conductor

Dilyara Idrisova, soprano

G.F. Handel | “Ah! think what ills the jealous prove” and “My breast with tender pity swells” from “Hercules”

A. Pärt | Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

A. Vivaldi | “In furore iustissimae irae,” RV 626

B. Bartok | Divertimento,

Sz. 113


Wednesday, October 23

“Capitalism: Terminal Crisis of the Most Enigmatic Social System,” by Dr. Andrei Fursov (Moscow State University), at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 1:30 p.m. Organized by the Center for Russian Studies.


Tuesday, October 22

“Droplets and Microfluidic Systems for Nanomaterial Synthesis,” by Asst. Prof. Yegan Erdem (Bilkent University), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Thursday, October 24

“Procrastination,” at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PCDC and BTLSC.

Friday, October 25

“Spin, Relativity and Quantum Mechanics,” by Prof. Helge Kragh (University of Copenhagen), at the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.

Friday, November 8

“Parallel Innovation Contests,” by Asst. Prof. Ersin Körpeoğlu (University College London), in EA-409, 1:40 p.m. Organized by IE.


Wednesday, October 23

“The Start-Up,” (2017; dir. Alessandro D’Alatri), at FADA, FFB-22, 5:45 p.m. Organized by the Foreign Languages Unit.


Thursday, October 24

“The Fragmented Mind,” by Prof. Bence Nanay (University of Antwerp), at FADA, FFB-06, 5:40 p.m. Organized by PHIL.

Friday, October 25

“Why (Not) Keep Going, and How to Get There (If You Must),” by Asst. Prof. Burcu Baykan (Bilkent University) and Asst. Prof. Colleen Kennedy-Karpat (Bilkent University), at FADA, FB-110, 3:30 p.m. Organized by COMD.


October 24 and 31, and November 7

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


Tuesday, October 22

ING Bank campus interviews, at the Career and Alumni Office and Figen Çoruh Meeting Room, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23

ING Bank campus interviews, at the Career and Alumni Office and Figen Çoruh Meeting Room, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23

AIESEC Dünya İçin Liderlik Semineri, in V Building, V-1, 12:40 – 1:30 p.m.

Speed Networking With Alumni

The Career and Alumni Office will hold its first Speed Dating/Networking session of the year on Thursday, November 7. The event, which will bring third- and fourth-year students together with Bilkent alumni from a variety of sectors and companies, will take place in the Main Library Art Gallery from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Career and Alumni Office.