Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi

Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi is an assistant professor at Barnard College, Columbia University. Her book manuscript “Architecture of Migration: The Dadaab Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Settlement” analyzes the history, visual rhetoric, and spatial politics of the Dadaab refugee camps in northeastern Kenya as an epistemological vantage point in the African and Islamic world. Her book manuscript “Minnette de Silva and a Modern Architecture of the Past” contends with wartime heritage politics in Sri Lanka by examining the intellectual career of a feminist and environmental activist scholar-practitioner, one of the first women ever to establish a professional architectural practice.