Dr. Phil Orchard has won the ISA Distinguished Book Award for 2016.

4 Mar 2016

Dr. Phil Orchard’s book ‘A Right to Flee: Refugees, States and the Construction of International Cooperation,’ has won the ISA Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Section’s Distinguished Book Award for 2016.


The ENMISA Book Award, sponsored by the ENMISA Section, recognizes the best book published over the past two years in the study of the international politics of ethnicity, nationalism or migration. The criteria for the award include the originality of the argument presented, quality of the research, ability to draw on the insights of multiple disciplines, innovative methods or methodological syntheses, readability of the text and the policy or practical implications of the scholarship.


To find out more information on the book please see the Cambridge page here, a paperback edition is also coming out in April.


The School wishes Phil a very, very warm congratulations for this outstanding achievement!