Professor Yuval Harari joins CSER as Research Fellow

12 March 2024

Professor Yuval Noah Harari has joined CSER as a Research Fellow, the first appointment in the Institute for Technology and Humanity’s Distinguished Fellowship programme. 

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 and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. He has produced two illustrated book series, bringing the ideas of Sapiens to a wider audience, including children. His books have sold 45 Million copies in 65 languages, and he is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals.

Harari was born in Israel in 1976, earning his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2002. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Yuval Noah Harari and Itzik Yahav co-founded Sapienship: a social impact company specialising in content and production, with projects in the fields of education and entertainment. Sapienship’s main goal is to focus the public conversation on the most important global challenges facing the world today.

On 27th February 2024, CSER and King’s College Cambridge hosted a talk by Professor Harari on Disruption, Democracy & the Global Order. Harari was joined by Martin Rees, Matthew Connelly and Gillian Tett, as well as Olivia Benoit, Shoshana Dahdi, Giovanni Mussini and Nandini Shiralkar from the Cambridge Existential Risks Initiative.

Watch the recording of the lecture here

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