Dr Greig Charnock

Senior Lecturer

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Greig has taught international politics at this university since completing his PhD, also at Manchester, in 2005.  

Greig is co-editor of The New International Division of Labour (2016) and co-author of The Limits to Capital in Spain (2014), both published in Palgrave's International Political Economy series. His recent research articles include one on urban monopoly rent and the contradictions of the 'Barcelona model' of urban competitiveness in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research; and another on dialectics and the theorisation of space in the work of Henri Lefebvre and David Harvey, in a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly (edited by Werner Bonefeld and John Holloway). A co-authored report on the indignados protests in Spain was published in Capital & Class.

Greig's past publications include an article on Henri Lefebvre in Antipodea related article which looks at urban transformations in Barcelona through a Lefebvrian lens in Society and Space, and an piece on the relevance of - and limits to - a scalar approach to international political economy in the journal Politics (subsequently republished online in a virtual issue incorporating articles reflecting new political trends).    

He has held visting positions at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona.


2005, PhD in International Politics, The University of Manchester

2001, MA(Econ) with distinction in International Political Economy, The University of Manchester

1997, BA(Econ) Politics, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Greig is a member of the editorial board of the journal Capital & Class

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