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Call for Applications: Crossing Borders internships

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New Global South Asia Forum at UVic

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Forgotten Corridors

May 15 -18, 2017. Registration Now Open!

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CAPI Annual Report published

2015-2016 was a busy year for the Centre – check out everything we got up to in our latest Annual Report!

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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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Koto expert, Satomi Edwards, performing at Women Crossing Borders – Gender and the Asia Pacific during IdeaFest 2015

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Thailand's Political and Constitutional Future with Phil Calvert and Catherine Morris Tuesday 8 November 2016 12:30 - 2:00pm Sedgewick C168, UVic As the people of Thailand mourn the death of their venerated King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 13 October 2016 after a remarkable 70-year reign, its political future remains uncertain. This seminar will consider Thailand’s legal and political future during the transition, including the legal challenges, prospects for a return to civilian government, and regional and global implications. Two CAPI Associates, former Canadian Ambassador to Thailand, Phil Calvert, and Adjunct Professor Catherine Morris will provide some background and initiate a discussion of the issues. Victor V. Ramraj, Law Professor and CAPI Chair in Asia-Pacific Legal Relations, will chair the session and launch this new roundtable series on Southeast Asia.

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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.

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