Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Internship Applications due February 12

Internship Applications due February 12

CAPI is currently accepting applications for two four-month internships at CITYNET in Yokohama, Japan.

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Asia Dek Forum

Asia Desk Forum Law Conference

A unique opportunity for private and public sector lawyers with an Asian dimension to the practice to extend and deepen their knowledge of cutting-edge legal issues through a series of workshops, panels, and lectures, led by those who know Asia best. 

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Migration Conference – Call for Papers

Migration Conference – Call for Papers

Migration and Late Capitalism: Critical Intersections with the Asia-Pacific and Beyond

Join us at an international conference June 11-13, 2015 as part of our Migration and Mobility Program.

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Image from film, Kiri's Piano

Kiri's Piano – BC Premiere on February 2

A short film about one woman's sacrifice during the WWII internment of Japanese-Canadians

Monday, Feb. 2 at 12:30 in Harry Hickman room 116

Presented in cooperation with the Landscapes of Injustice and the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society

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Migration conference - registration now open

Registration now open!

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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.


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Associate Director of the Centre, Helen Lansdowne, talks about CAPI and its role as a research centre at UVic and in the wider community.

Many of our events are webcast on our Vimeo channel, or see our research videos and interviews with interns on our YouTube channel.

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.

Interns at WSFM