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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 ?

YUVAL NOAH HARARI is a two-time winner of the Polonsky Prize for Creativity and Originality, which he was awarded in 2009 and 2012. In 2011 he won the Society for Military History’s Moncado Award for outstanding articles on military history. In 2017 Homo Deus won
Handelsblatt’s German Economic Book Award for the most thoughtful and influential economic book of the year. In 2018 Prof. Harari gave a keynote speech on the future of humanity on the
Congress Hall stage of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos.

Published in 2014, Harari’s book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has become an international hit. By 2017, eight million copies had been sold and the book was translated into nearly 50 languages. It was listed on the Sunday Times bestseller list for over six months in paperback, and was a New York Times top 10 bestseller. Sapiens was recommended by Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

In 2016 Prof. YUVAL NOAH HARARI returned with Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, a critically acclaimed book that examines the big future projects facing humanity in the 21st century.
Within less than two years, four million copies of the book had been sold worldwide, and it was translated into nearly 50 languages.

After exploring deep into the past and then the future, Yuval Noah Harari published 21 Lessons for the 21st Century in 2018. Here he stopped to take the pulse of our current global climate, focusing on the biggest questions of the present moment: What is really happening right now? What are today’s greatest challenges and choices? What should we pay attention to ?

Prof. YUVAL NOAH HARARI lectures around the world on the topics explored in his books and articles, and has written for publications such as the Guardian, Financial Times, The Times, Nature magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He also offers his knowledge and time to various organizations and audiences on a voluntary basis.



BOOKS

1. Yuval Noah Harari, 21 Lessons for the 21st

Century (London: Jonathan Cape,

August 2018).
2. Yuval Noah Harari, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (London: Harvill
Secker, 2016).
3. Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (London: Harvill
Secker, 2014). [This is an adaptation of the original Hebrew edition to an
international audience. The book is now translated into close to 50 additional
languages.]
4. Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Or Yehuda: Dvir,
2011) [Hebrew].
5. Yuval Noah Harari, The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the
Making of Modern War Culture, 1450-2000 (Houndmills: Palgrave-Macmillan,
2008).
6. Yuval Noah Harari, Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 1100-1550
(Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2007).
7. Yuval Noah Harari, Renaissance Military Memoirs: War, History and Identity,
1450-1600 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2004).



Articles

1. Yuval Noah Harari, “Armchairs, Coffee and Authority: Eye-witnesses and
Flesh-witnesses Speak about War, 1100-2000”, The Journal of Military History
74:1 (January 2010), pp. 53-78.
2. Yuval Noah Harari, “What is Terrorism? From the Middle Ages to the
Twenty-First Century”, Zmanim 108 (2009), 10-21 [Hebrew].
3. Yuval Noah Harari, “Scholars, Eye-witnesses, and Flesh-witnesses of War: A
Tense Relationship”, Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of
Idea 7:2 (June 2009), pp. 213-228
4. Yuval Noah Harari, “Combat Flow: Military, Political and Ethical Dimensions of
Subjective Well-Being in War”, Review of General Psychology 12:3
(September, 2008), pp. 253-264.
5. Yuval Noah Harari, “Knowledge, Power and the Medieval Soldier,
1096-1550”, in In Laudem Hierosolymitani: Studies in Crusades and Medieval
Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar, ed. Iris Shagrir, Ronnie Ellenblum and
Jonathan Riley-Smith, (Ashgate, 2007), pp. 345-355.
6. Yuval Noah Harari, “The Concept of ‘Decisive Battles’ in World History”, The
Journal of World History 18:3 (2007), 251-266.

7. Yuval Noah Harari, “Military Memoirs: A Historical Overview of the Genre
from the Middle Ages to the Late Modern Era”, War in History 14:3 (2007),
pp. 289-309.
8. Yuval Noah Harari, “Martial Illusions: War and Disillusionment in
Twentieth-Century and Renaissance Military Memoirs”, The Journal of
Military History 69:1 (January 2005), pp. 43-72.
9. Yuval Noah Harari, “Eyewitnessing in Accounts of the First Crusade: The Gesta
Francorum and Other Contemporary Narratives”, Crusades 3 (August 2004),
pp. 77-99.
10. Yuval Noah Harari, “Strategy and Supply in Fourteenth-Century Western
European Invasion Campaigns”, The Journal of Military History 64:2 (April
2000), pp. 297-334.
11. Yuval Noah Harari, “Inter-Frontal Cooperation in the Fourteenth Century and
Edward III’s 1346 Campaign”, War in History 6:4 (September 1999), pp.
379-395.
12. Yuval Noah Harari, “The Military Role of the Frankish Turcopoles - a
Reassessment”, Mediterranean Historical Review 12:1 (June 1997), pp.
75-116.


Le professeur YUVAL NOAH HARARI est l’auteur du bestseller international Sapiens: une brève histoire de l’humanité.
Il est né à Haïfa, en Israël en 1976. Il a obtenu son doctorat à l’Université d’Oxford en 2002, et est à présent maître de conférence pour le Département d’Histoire de l’Université hébraïque de Jérusalem.
Il s’est spécialisé dans l’histoire du monde, l’histoire médiévale et l’histoire militaire. Ses recherches actuelles abordent des questions d’histoire très générales : Quelle relation existe-t-il entre l’histoire et la biologie ? Quelle différence essentielle distingue l’Homo sapiens des autres animaux ? La justice a-t-elle cours dans l’histoire ? L’histoire suit-elle une direction ? Les gens sont-ils plus heureux au fil du temps qui passe ?

Le professeur YUVAL NOAH HARARI dispense également un MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) intitulé : « Une brève histoire de l’humanité »
Plus de 80 000 étudiants de par le monde ont suivi les premiers cours en 2013. Pour les suivants, dispensés à partir d’août 2014, on dénombrait 30 000 étudiants inscrits dès les trois premières semaines.

Le professeur YUVAL NOAH HARARI a remporté le « prix Polonsky pour la Créativité et l’Originalité » à deux reprises, en 2009 puis en 2012. En 2011, il s’est également vu attribuer le « Society for Military History’s Moncado Award », pour ses articles exceptionnels sur l’histoire militaire. Un an plus tard, il était élu membre de la jeune Académie israélienne des sciences.

Yuval Harari a publié de nombreux livres et articles parmi lesquels :

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. (Londres: Harvill Secker, 2014).

Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 1100-1550 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2007);

The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the Making of Modern War Culture, 1450-2000 (Houndmills: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008);

“The Concept of ‘Decisive Battles’ in World History”, The Journal of World History 18:3 (2007), 251-266;

“Military Memoirs: A Historical Overview of the Genre from the Middle Ages to the Late Modern Era”, War in History 14:3 (2007), pp. 289-309.

“Combat Flow: Military, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being in War”,Review of General Psychology 12:3 (September, 2008), 2

“Armchairs, Coffee and Authority: Eye-witnesses and Flesh-witnesses Speak about War, 1100-2000”, The Journal of Military History 74:1 (Janvier 2010), pp. 53-78.