Shalem College
Naama Shalom

Dr. Naama Shalom

D.Phil. Oriental Studies (Sanskrit and Indology), University of Oxford.
M.A. Department of Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
B.A. Department of Indian Studies (Sanskrit and Indology) and the Department of
General Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Dr. Naama Shalom teaches ancient Indian philosophy at Shalem College. A scholar of Sanskrit, she received her doctorate from Balliol College, Oxford University, where authored Re-ending the Mahābhārata; A Study of the Rejection of Justice (SUNY, 2015). Dr. Shalom was recruited as part of the founding academic team for the new School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH) in Jindal Global University, in Delhi, India.

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Selected Publications


Re-ending the Mahābhārata; a Study of the Rejection of Justice (Dharma) in the Sanskrit Epic, SUNY Series in Hindu Studies, head-edited by Professor Wendy Doniger, New York(under advanced contract mode with State University of New York Press, forthcoming 2015).


“On Curse and Knowledge; a Case of Mahābhārata Reading of the Upaniad”, co-authored with Yohanan Grinshpon (under peer review, Numen, Brill).