Anne Buttimer

Irish geographer

Anne Buttimer (31 October 1938 – 15 July 2017) was an Irish geographer. She was emeritus professor of geography at University College, Dublin. She was born in Cork, Ireland. She was president of the IGU 2000–2004 and the first geographer to be vice-president of Academia Europaea in 2012.[1]

Anne Buttimer (2014)

Buttimer died of endometrial cancer in Dublin on 15 July 2017 at the age of 78.[2]

More readingEdit

  • Buttimer, Anne (2001). "Home—Reach—Journey". In Moss, Pamela (ed.). Placing Autobiography in Geography. Syracuse University Press. pp. 22–40. ISBN 978-0-81562-848-4.
  • Maddrell, Avril (2009). "An interview with Anne Buttimer: an autobiographical window on geographical thought and practice 1965–2005". Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography. 16 (6): 741–765. doi:10.1080/09663690903279179. S2CID 143839833.
  • Mels, Tom (2010). "Anne Buttimer". In Hubbard, Phil; Kitchin, Rob (eds.). Key Thinkers on Space and Place (2nd ed.). Sage. pp. 91–97. ISBN 978-1-84920-102-5.


  1. "Anne Buttimer biography". Archived from the original on 3 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013.
  2. Prof. Anne Buttimer RIP

Other websitesEdit

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