Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Southeast Asia: Recent Trends and Perspectives

A roundtable discussion in Ottawa - 29 Nov 2019

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Cod Tongue: A Romance

5 December 2019: A work of literary fiction by Andrew Loman (Memorial University)

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Amartya Sen and Law

A new volume co-edited by CAPI's Victor V. Ramraj and Supriya Routh

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Deadline for our 2020 student internships is 24 January

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Indianization, the Officer Corps, and the Indian Army: 1817-1917

9 January 2020 with Chandar Sundaram (independent historian)

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Gender Dynamics, Feminist Activism & Social Transformation in China

A new CAPI-led China Policy Series volume from Routledge

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Current Opportunities

Student Internships

Funded 6-month placements for UVic students (upper-level undergrads or grad students) with our partner NGOs in Asia

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Visiting Researchers

Call for two Visiting Researcher positions of 4-6 months duration between January 2020 and August 2021:

  1. One Japan-specific position (open)
  2. One Asia-related position (restricted to UVic applicants)

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Over 30 years of bridging the Pacific


The Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives is located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. Our team conducts research on policy issues and builds relationships with universities and civil society organizations in the region. We hold international conferences and events and act as a resource facility for the university and the wider community on this important and diverse part of the world. Read more


Featured video

A video montage of some of our student interns and partners across the Asia-Pacific and Africa in celebration of our 30th anniversary (2018).
Dennis Gupa is a PhD student with UVic's Applied Theatre Department. Here he reports on his work in his native Philippines, which has been partially supported through a CAPI Student Research Fellowship.