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.

Summer 2017 (June 3 – July 15)


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

Application Deadline

February 9, 2017


Gina Difino
Director, Burch Programs
and Honors Study Abroad
(919) 962-9680

The conquest of the earth is not a pretty thing.