Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Asia Desk 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 - registration now open

Registration now open!

Early bird pricing available until April 15th

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Natalia Yang, former CAPI intern in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Crossing Borders International Internship & Scholarship Program

Crossing Borders Scholarship application deadlines approaching fast! Outgoing Researcher applications due April 2, Incoming Scholar applications due May 1

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Dr. Tim Brook presenting the 2015 Neil Burton Memorial Lecture

Watch the 2015 Neil Burton Memorial Lecture online

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Student & Faculty Awards

UVic students and faculty are invited to apply for CAPI's many scholarships and grants.
Deadlines are approaching quickly!

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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

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