Professor Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher, and the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Sapiens: A Graphic History. His books have sold 27.5 Million copies in 60 languages, and he is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today. 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.
Professor Harari’s article published earlier this year, ‘The world after coronavirus‘ – is a favourite with h&t readers.
In a 14 minute program from France24’s The Interview, Professor Harari talks about coronavirus and other crises confronting humankind, including the need for multilateral action on crises and re-establishing trust in science.