Research at CDH is conducted through our two institutes:
In 2019 we introduced a visiting professor program at our labs and research centers to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing with universities around the world.
Machine learning helps retrace evolution of classical music
Researchers in EPFL’s Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab in the College of Humanities used an unsupervised machine learning model to ‘listen to’ and categorize more than 13,000 pieces of Western classical music, revealing how modes – such as major and minor – have changed throughout history.
“We need to stop being socially naïve about what heritage is”
As the College of Humanities (CDH) Academic Guest for 2021, Peter Larsen, a senior lecturer and researcher in anthropology at the University of Zurich, plans to tackle under-addressed theoretical and practical questions at the intersection of heritage, creativity, and innovation in collaboration with researchers at the CDH and beyond.
World class interdisciplinary research in digital humanities with a local and global perspective
Research exploring the socio-political, cultural, economic, and technological dimensions of global phenomenons
UNIL-EPFL research projects exploring contemporary socio-technical challenges