Université de Lille

Vanessa Alayrac-Fielding is Associate Professor of Eighteenth-Century British Studies and a member of the CECILLE research centre (EA 4074) at Université de Lille, France. Her research focuses on eighteenth-century British art and cultural history, visual and material culture, the fashion for chinoiserie and the representation of the Orient in British art. She is the author of Les voyages du capitaine James Cook, 1768-1779 (Neuilly: Atlande, 2020) and La Chine dans l'imaginaire anglais des Lumières, 1685-1798 (Paris: Presses Universitaires Paris-Sorbonne, 2016).