Position: Lecturer-Researcher
Title : Associate Professor
CNU (National Council of Universities) section: English studies
Department: UFR2
Organisational affiliation: Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
Accreditation to supervise PhD research (HDR) : Yes

Email : claire.gallien (at)

Research subject areas :
  • 18th-century British literature and civilisation
  • 17th–18th-century Orientalism
  • 17th–18th-century travel literature
  • Cultural exchanges between Europe and the East; relations with the ‘other’ and its representations; colonisation of India; construction and evolution of orientalism as a disciplinary field; oriental intermediaries (17th–18th centuries)
Teaching :

18th-century British literature and civilisation

Academic and administrative endeavours :

Organiser of two international conferences: « Eastern Resonances I. Ottoman Empire and Persia (Montpellier III, June 2013) » and « Eastern Resonances II. India and the Far East » (Paris 7, Dec. 2013).