Position Lecturer-Researcher
Title : Associate Professor
CNU : English studies
Department : UFR2
Institutional 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 (University of Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, June 2013)’ and ‘Eastern Resonances II. India and the Far East’ (Unversity of Paris-Diderot [Paris-7], Dec. 2013). Visit our website: