Headshot of Anooradha Siddiqi


On November 16, 2022, Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, assistant professor of architecture, gave the 2022 R.K. Teetzel Lecture at the University of Toronto, drawing from her book Architecture of Migration: The Dadaab Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Settlement. This book, to be published by Duke University Press in 2023, presents a history of architecture, land, ecology, and settlement in the UNHCR-administered refugee camps in Dadaab, Kenya. In the lecture, Siddiqi explored concepts of building, gender, expertise, and authority.