Eduard Vasile

PhD Thesis Title: The effects of Tibetan Buddhist Chod based visualisations on consciousness, in a Tibetan Buddhist community in Boudhanath, Nepal


  • Dr Rupert Cox
  • Dr. Lorenzo Ferarrini


  • BA Communication, Culture and Media, Coventry University, 2012
  • MA Media Production, Coventry University, 2013
  • MRes Anthropology, Art and Perception, University of St Andrews, 2014
  • Doctoral Researcher in Social Anthropology with Visual Media, University of Manchester, 2020 (est)

PhD Research

The research is focusing on exploring the effects visualisations (and overall practice) used in Chod produce on consciousness, behavior, and society.

Research Interests

  • Neuro-Anthropology
  • Anthropology of consciousness
  • Medical anthropology
  • Neuroscience
  • Anthropology of learning
  • Communities of practice
  • Anthropology of Buddhism
  • Linguistics
  • Ethnographic documentary making
  • Emotions
  • Behavioural changes
  • Anthropology of the body
  • Visual anthropology