The Journey of Automatic Machines in Muslim Civilisation

The Journey of Automatic Machines in Muslim Civilisation

This keynote lecture reviews the rise and development of automatic machines within Muslim civilisation. It looks at how inventors from the Muslim civilisation progressively transformed achievements of previous cultures (e.g. ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Persia, China and India) and how it developed new sophisticated time measuring devices, irrigation machines and entertainment devices. Unfortunately, there is a gap in the educational curricula of about 1000 years overlooking the contributions of non-European cultures such as Chinese, Indian, Persian and Muslim. This anomaly needs correcting... 

International Symposium on Al- Jazarî “The Bright Age Shown as Dark” 13-14 May 2016
Uluslararası El-Cezerî Sempozyumu: “Karanlık Gösterilen Aydınlık Çağ”

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