Salma Siddique is the principal investigator of the DFG project ‘Nitrate Cities: Spectatorial Exertions and Film Experience in South Asia’ at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. She specializes in South Asian cinemas and immigrant media studies. Her first book 'Evacuee Cinema: A partition history of cinema in South Asia' recovers film genres and biographies from national amnesias shaped by partition. Her work has been published in the journals CSSAME, Social Text, Feminist Media Histories, Third Text and BioScope.
Research Interests South Asia; Cinema Studies; Partition Studies; Immigrant Media; Film Archives