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CEPES Members

CEPES Convenors

Dr Lawrence Saez and Dr Bhavna Davé

Bhavna Davé
CEPES Convenor
Bhavna Dave

Kazakhstan: politics of language, ethnicity and nationalism in post-Soviet countries

  • Tel: 020 7898 4734
  • Email: bd4@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 224
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 3-5pm
Lawrence Sáez
CEPES Convenor
Lawrence Saez

International political economy, comparative political economy, emerging markets; energy security; fiscal federalism; South Asia

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4725
  • Email: ls4@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 202
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 1-3pm


Laura El-Katiri
CEPES Member
Laura El Katiri

Energy policy, oil, natural gas, electricity, economic development and diversification, Middle East, GCC economies, Iran.

Matthew Haigh
CEPES Member
Matthew Haigh

My research draws on moral philosophy and visual sociology to engage with environmental regulation and the behaviour of financial markets.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4145
  • Email: mh92@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 548
  • Office Hours: Thursday 1 - 5
Adel Hamaizia
Adel Hamaizia

Adel Hamaizia is a DPhil Candidate at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, and a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Financial and Management Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His research focuses on the Political Economy of the Maghreb. His special interests are MENA-oriented and include regional integration; energy policy; economic diversification; private sector development; rentier states; state-business relations; and the development of institutions.

Harald Heubaum
CEPES Member
Harald Haubaum

Energy and climate policy in the EU, US and emerging economies, particularly in South East Asia; climate finance; global and regional energy markets; low-carbon energy technologies; urban resource governance; global public policy

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4362
  • Email: hh15@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4431
  • Office Hours: By appointment
Dan Plesch
CEPES Member
Dan Plesch

Applied International Relations, weapons of mass destruction, diplomacy, globalisation and corporate accountability, globalisation and democracy, globalisation and energy, the role of international non-governmental organisations, the United Nations and the Nazis.

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4841
  • Email: dp27@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4432
  • Office Hours: By appointment

Pallavi Roy
CEPES Member
Pallavi Roy

Pallavi is a lecturer in International Economics at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy  at SOAS.

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4833
  • Email: pr16@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4434
  • Office Hours: Monday 2-4pm
Gurharpal Singh
CEPES Member
Gurharpal Singh

Professor Gurharpal Singh is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Professor in Inter-Religious Relation and Development in the Department of Study of Religions.

  • Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4108
  • Email: gs41@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 319
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 3-4pm