Theme: Doublethink: Tampering with Reality
April 12th, 2012
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About this event
TEDxRobertCollege is an independently organized event that aims to bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At our TEDxRobertCollege event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
TEDxRobertCollege will be held at the Robert College Theater on April 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm.
TEDxRobertCollege aspires to spread the groundbreaking ideas that members of the Robert College community have to inspire the world. We seek to foster ideas that can propel human society forward. Throughout its 149-year history, Robert College has always been a hub for creative thinking and advancement. TEDxRobertCollege will remind us of the potential that this institution holds, and encourage us to realize those ideas.
At TEDxRobertCollege, notable alumni, students, and faculty will have the floor, and share their ideas worth spreading.
Turker Bulut is a senior at Robert College. He is an actor and a believer in the power of drama. In his talk, he proposes that we shuffle between realities and be brave enough to take drama off the stage to implement it in our daily lives
Perihan Magden is a graduate of Robert College from the class of '79. She is a writer who has been both rewarded and tried for her political views.
Meric Atesalp is a junior at Robert College. He takes pride in not being part of the instant messaging community. In this talk, he explores a connection between success and use of rhetoric, and strength of emotions and use of vocabulary.
Jake Becker is an English teacher at Robert College. He is from Wisconsin, USA. He has lived in Germany and Japan. He derives energy from sudden, honest moments and he holds out hope that some day in his current city of Istanbul, bikes and pedestrians will be as powerful as cars. In this talk, Jake Becker draws our attention to our facial expressions and questions our sincerity. To what extent are we conscious of our faces? Do we grow out of certain expressions?
Esin Asan is a junior at Robert College. She believes in the power of game theory in solving problems.
Deger Turan is a senior at Robert College. He is a synesthete and he thinks that synesthesia may play a pivotal role in creative problem-solving.
The Off Keys
The Off Keys are a musical group at Robert College featuring Cemre Necefbas as vocals, Dehan Elcin in trumpet, Egemen Genc in guitar, Elif Ayaroglu in bass, and Mert Ussakli in drums.
Bogazici Classical Music Choir
Bogazici Classical Choir is a student run musical group at Bosphorus University. They are renowned for their choral adaptations of Turkish music. They perform at festivals in Europe and throughout Turkey
Venue and Details
Amerikan Robert Koleji Kurucesme Cad. No:87 Arnavutkoy
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April 12th, 2012
4:00pm-7:00pm (GMT 3hrs)
Event Type (what is this?) Youth
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