Associate Professor Avi Lifschitz


I would be glad to hear from prospective DPhil and MPhil students interested in the European Enlightenment, cross-cultural transfer, and other topics concerning eighteenth-century Europe.           

I currently teach:

Prelims: FHS:

British History V

General History X

Theories of State British History V

The Science of Society 1650-1800



  • Jüdische und christliche Intellektuelle in Berlin um 1800

  • Thomas Abbt and Moses Mendelssohn: Private Correspondence and Public Exchange at the Origins of Phädon

  • Frederick the Great's Philosophical Writings

  • Philosophy and Political Agency in the Writings of Frederick II of Prussia

  • Un culte universaliste de la raison? Réflexions sur les Lumières, l’universalisme et les particularismes culturels