Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

The US-China Trade Wars in Multiple Perspectives

24 October featuring an interdisciplinary line-up of speakers

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Underdevelopment in rural China: Measuring the legacy of Mao’s Great LeapForward

31 October with Elizabeth Gooch (Naval Postgraduate School, California)

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The World Before Her

4 Nov | film screening and discussion with Sikata Banerjee and Jyoti Ahlawat (UVic Gender Studies)

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Open source software practices in large Chinese internet companies

7 November with David Lo (Singapore Management University)

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The 2019 CAPI interns are in the field

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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

A video montage of some of our student interns and partners across the Asia-Pacific and Africa in celebration of our 30th anniversary (thanks to Eli Meadow Ramraj for the editing).
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.