Wed, Sep 06|
EO Powerhouse Speaker Series with Yuval Noah Harari (global event)
Professor, historian, and bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Noah Harari has sold more than 35 million copies in 65 languages—he is considered as one of the most influential minds today.
Time & Location
Sep 06, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
About the event
The EO Powerhouse Series is designed to give exclusive access to thought leaders and change-makers across various industries.
You will hear first-hand about their stories, challenges and the journeys that have brought them to where they are today through real-time virtual keynote and moderated interview sessions.
This series was created in partnership between EO Learning and the EO Board.
Join us on September 6, 2023 at 10:00AM as we have an EO exclusive interview with Bestselling Author of Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari!
About Keynote Speaker:
Prof. 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 the series Sapiens: A Graphic History and Unstoppable Us. His books have sold 40 Million copies in 65 languages, and he is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today.
Born in Israel in 1976, Harari received his Ph.D. from the University of Oxford in 2002 and is currently a lecturer at the Department of History in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2019, following the international success of his books, Yuval Noah Harari co-founded Sapienship with his husband and original agent, Itzik Yahav. Sapienship is a social impact company with projects in the fields of entertainment and education, whose main goal is to focus the public conversation on the most important global challenges facing the world today.
Prof. Harari’s writings have received several accolades. In 2021 he was presented with a US Association of Foreign Press Correspondents Honorary Award. In 2020, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from VUB (the Free University of Brussels), and received the CITIC Author of the Year prize in China, for Sapiens: A Graphic History. In 2019, 21 Lessons was honored as ‘Knowledge Book of the Year’ by the German magazine Bild der Wissenschaft, Homo Deus was recognized as the ’Wise Book of the Year’ by Krakow’s Jagiellonian University, and Sapiens won the ‘Academic Book of the Year' prize at the UK’s Academic Book Trade Awards. In 2017 Homo Deus received Handelsblatt’s German Economic Book Award for “the most thoughtful and influential economic book of the year”, and in 2015 Sapiens won China’s Wenjin Book Award.
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