Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Renewable Energy in Mongolia and Summer Field School opportunities in Mongolia

26 Feb with Charles Krusekopf, Executive Director of the American Center for Mongolian Studies & Director of the MBA program at Royal Roads University

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Call for Applicants: Chair in Indo-Pacific Studies and Engagement

A new interdisciplinary UVic "Impact" Chair at CAPI

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The Politics of Love in Southeast Asia: Social Movement and Legal Response

A roundtable discussion on 12 March

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Students beyond borders: Stories from the field

The CAPI interns at UVic Ideafest | 3 March at 2:30 pm

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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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Gender Dynamics, Feminist Activism & Social Transformation in China

A new CAPI-led China Policy Series volume from Routledge

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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

Over the 2019-2020 winter break, CAPI had the unique opportunity to lead a contingent of forty UVic students on a cultural/scholarly visit to China sponsored by the Department of Education, Guangdong Province, in collaboration with the BC Ministry of Advanced Education. This video follows half of the UVic students, who were hosted by the South China University of Technology (SCUT). The other 20 students participated in a program with Jinan University, Guangzhou. Thanks to SCUT for the video and to our gracious hosts in China for providing the students with such a rich learning experience during their whirlwind tour more
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.