Early Modern Worlds: Exploration, Colonialism and Violence

This Burch Field Research Seminar is a six-week program that studies English exploration and colonization, taking a close look at how European society functioned and how it was transformed in the New World. The seminar includes a study of the many kinds of violence that existed in Europe and England, including trips to key battle sites in England and guides the student through archival historical research.


All Burch Field Research Seminars are open to UNC undergraduates (sophomore status or greater) who have a 3.0 GPA.

Program Dates

This program will not run Summer 2018. Check back for future updates for Summer 2019!


Gina Difino
Director, Global Education and Fellowships

The conquest of the earth is not a pretty thing.