Just got back from the 2014 Digital Humanities conference, held this year in Lausanne Switzerland.
As you can see from that interior shot of the auditorium, the facilities were more than adequate. Here’s a shot of the SwissTech Convention Center from outside:
The natural setting was dramatic as well, although the mountains were shrouded by clouds when we were there:
Together with a grad student, I presented on a project to map the 170,000 Farm Security Administration photographs taken during the 1930s-40s:
I also co-presented a poster with Mats Malm from Gothenburg, about ways of surfacing related content in large digital literary collections:
We were pretty busy during the week, but there was some time to view the sights in town, such as the Escaliers du marché:
One of the things I am trying to do is take spur-of-the-moment street photographs, alongside more traditional tourist shots of city halls and churches. This couple was sitting in front of the (very impressive) entryway to the cathedral:
Around the corner, a young girl was amusing herself by jumping off of a low wall: