Anne Buttimer (1938–2017)

The President and Board of Trustees and friends and colleagues in the Academia Europaea are sad to report the passing of Professor Anne Buttimer ―one of Europes’ leading geographers and social scientists―a valued member of this Academy; former chair of the Social Sciences Section; Chair of the Social and related Sciences class and for the past five years a Trustee and Vice President of the Academia Europaea.

Professor Buttimer was an active collaborator of the hub of Barcelona, and the organizer, together with the Young Academy of Europe, of the YAE International Dialogue Project, developed in October–December 2015 with the support of the Hubert Curien New Initiatives Fund. See short video in YouTube (https://youtu.be/ByXBYhoE3-k)and Vimeo (https://vimeo.com/174565743). Prof. Buttimer was interviewed by Alex Fidora, member of the YAE, in the Cercle del Liceu, Barcelona, on 10th December 2015.