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JW3 Rivers Course Thurs 10 March

I shall be at JW3 in person tomorrow, but you can still view via zoom.


AMUR RIVER: LAND OF THE BLACK DRAGON: A story of geopolitics


  • A land far away of which we know little

  • A few facts

  • Treaty of Nerchinck 1689

  • Treaty of Aigun 1858 % Convention of Peking 1860

  • Sin-Russian Border Clash 1969

  • A Case Study: The Jewish Autonomous Oblast

  • Today & Concluding Words



The Amur River by Colin Thubron ( a brilliant travel book pub 2021)



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