Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Paddling Visions

A report from CAPI Fellowship recipient Dennis Gupa, who is researching traditional ecological knowledge and practices to explore the interconnection of sea rituals, climate change and applied theatre in the Philippines

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CAPI's 2018 interns

Read their bios and follow their blogs as they head out across Asia and Africa

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2018 CAPI Student Research Fellowships

Kristina Tietjen, MSc Candidate in Biology, is heading to Kiritimati (Christmas Island) to examine coral reef recovery

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The Nonhuman in Japanese Culture and Society

Spirits, Animals, Technology | September 21-25, 2018

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The Bhutanese Connection

The story of a unique partnership between CAPI and Bhutan’s first law school

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An evening with Amitav Ghosh

CAPI's 30th Anniversary Gala

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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.


Our student interns (outgoing) and advanced scholars (incoming and outgoing) currently in the field