Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.
Born in Haifa, Israel, in 1976, Harari received his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2002,
and is currently a lecturer at the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prof. Harari originally specialized in world history, medieval history and military history.
His current research focuses on macro-historical questions such as: What is the relationship between history and biology? What is the essential difference between Homo sapiens and other animals? Is there justice in history? Does history have a direction? Did people become happier as history unfolded? What ethical questions do science and technology raise in the 21st century?