Hema's research interest lies in Early Historic Archaeology of Karnataka/Deccan. She has a Master of Philosophy in History (University of Delhi, Delhi). Her M. Phil Thesis has been accepted for publication by B.A.R. - British Archaeological Reports.
Title of Study: Emergence of urban settlements in North Karnataka c.300 BC-c.300 AD with particular reference to Sannati
Year of Joining: January, 2009
Advisor(s): Prof. Sharada Srinivasan
Thakur, Hema . 2018. “Buddhism, donors and donations at Sannati (3rd century BC- 3rd century AD) – an archaeo-material perspective”. In International Conference on the Growth and Development of Indian Culture: Historical and Literary Perspectives (Pre-historic Period-12th C CE.) , International Conference on the Growth and Development of Indian Culture: Historical and Literary Perspectives (Pre-historic Period-12th C CE.) , Bengaluru: Dr. S.R. Rao Memorial foundation for Indian Archaeology, Art and Culture.
Thakur, Hema . 2018. “Role of Geography in sustenance of Pre-historic Settlements in Karnataka, India”. Annals of the National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI) 38(1): 75-91.
Thakur, Hema . 2017. “Art at Sannati-An Early Historic Buddhist Settlement in North Karnataka, India”. In Second Conference of the European Association Asian Art and Archaeology, Second Conference of the European Association Asian Art and Archaeology, Switzerland: University of Zurich.
Thakur, Hema . 2017. “Early Historic Material Culture in Karnataka with Particular Reference to Banavasi, North Kanara, India”. Ancient Asia 8(2): 1-11. http://www.ancient-asia-journal.com/articles/10.5334/aa.126/.
Thakur, Hema . 2017. “Archaeological Heritage in Karnataka with Particular Reference to Geographical Setting”. Transactions: Institute of Indian Geographers 39(1): 109-114. http://iigeo.org/journal/.
Thakur, Hema . 2016. “Chandravalli – an early historic settlement in Karnataka, India”. Journal of Ancient History and Archeology 3(3): 49-54. http://jaha.org.ro/index.php/JAHA/article/view/173.
Thakur, Hema . 2016. “Early Historic Culture at Vadgaon-Madhavapur, (c.300 BC-c.300 AD): An Archaeo-material Perspective”. Pragmata: Journal of Human Sciences 3(1): 70-82. http://journal.tumkuruniversity.ac.in:8080/index.php/ijssh/issue/archive.