İDF Middle School Holds Human Rights and Democracy Panel

İDF Middle School Holds Human Rights and Democracy Panel

December 23, 2013

The Human Rights and Democracy Panel, held annually at İhsan Doğramacı Foundation Private Bilkent Middle School, took place on December 12 and hosted Emine Ülker Tarhan, CHP (Republican People’s Party) deputy from Ankara. This

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TBB President Speaks on “Democracy in Turkey”

TBB President Speaks on “Democracy in Turkey”

December 23, 2013

Metin Feyzioğlu, president of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB), recently visited Bilkent to give a talk to students as part of the BilTED Club’s lecture series. During his talk, entitled “Democracy in

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Voting for Bilkent TV Awards Continues

Voting for Bilkent TV Awards Continues

December 23, 2013

Voting for the 2014 Bilkent TV Awards, organized by Sanatsal Etkinlikler Topluluğu (SET) and the Media Society, started last week. Voting will continue until January 3. The awards, to be given in 20 categories,

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How & Where They Write: Sandrine Berges

How & Where They Write: Sandrine Berges

December 23, 2013

BY ALP RODOPLU (HIST/MA) Alp Rodoplu: Jean-Paul Sartre’s autobiography “Les Mots” has two parts: “Reading” and then “Writing.” With two books published and a third in progress, are you now in the writing chapter

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A Little Success Story: “Sirens of Lachesis”

A Little Success Story: “Sirens of Lachesis”

December 23, 2013

For reasons of our own, we’re walking to the FMPA Theater in a state of excitement. We enter the building with quick steps, in a rush caused by our curiosity — for one among

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“Seçki” Opens in Library Art Gallery

“Seçki” Opens in Library Art Gallery

December 23, 2013

BY ÖZGE TÜRKOĞLU (EEE/III) An exhibition entitled “Seçki,” featuring the paintings of Osman Akbay, has opened in the Main Library Art Gallery. The works on display in the exhibition present the artist’s view of

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“Orphans” Opens at Bilkent Theater This Week

“Orphans” Opens at Bilkent Theater This Week

December 16, 2013

BY CEREN TURAN (CS/IV) This month, the Bilkent Theater will be staging “Çıkmaz Sokak Çocukları” (Orphans), a three-character play by the American playwright Lyle Kessler. The play is about two orphaned young brothers and

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Bilkent Researchers Receive Prestigious European Research Council Award

Bilkent Researchers Receive Prestigious European Research Council Award

December 16, 2013

Three Bilkent University faculty members have recently received grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Bayındır and Asst. Prof. Ömer İlday were awarded ERC Consolidator Grants, and Asst. Prof. Ebru Erbay

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