UVic's window to the Pacific Rim
The Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives is located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The Centre conducts research on policy issues and builds relationships with universities and civil society organizations in the region. It holds international conferences and events and acts as a resource facility for the university and the wider community on this important and diverse part of the world. Read more.
Featured event: Join us for a screening of this incredible new documentary, The Land of Many Palaces by filmmaker Adam Smith. January 19th at 4pm in Elliot 162. Adam's film explores China's plan to relocate thousands of farmers to a new city in an effort to 'modernize' the region.
Associate Director of the Centre, Helen Lansdowne, talks about CAPI and its role as a research centre at UVic and in the wider community.
This month's featured Flickr photo was taken of former CAPI interns Adam Tran, Chandra Merry and George Benson during the World Social Forum on Migrations in the Philippines in 2013. View more photos on our Flickr space.