Student-led volunteerism may be driven by the best of intentions, but must be cognizant of the risks that ill-prepared efforts can pose to the vulnerable people they aim to help, writes Sae Furukawa PO ’25.
Colonial atrocities cannot be forgotten. There needs to be more recognition and discussion of the crimes committed in the name of colonialism.
In a well-attended talk at Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 28, historian and urban anthropologist Thomas Abowd argued that Israeli urban policy in Jerusalem should be viewed through a colonial framework. “There has to be an acknowledgement by the Israeli government that they do not have the sole right