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Christiane Amanpour, Host of "Amanpour" and Chief International Correspondent, CNN

Christiane Amanpour, Host of "Amanpour" and Chief International Correspondent, CNN

2015-16 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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VIDEO: To watch the video from the lecture click here.

PODCAST: To listen to the podcast from the lecture click here.

Please note that this event is restricted to the UCLA community only. Valid UCLA ID required upon check-in. 


Christiane Amanpour is host of AMANPOUR and chief international correspondent for CNN. Previously, she was the global affairs anchor at ABC News. Her illustrious career in journalism spans three decades. Her international reporting began in 1990 as a correspondent for CNN where she reported on international crisis in the Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, North Korea, Palestinian territories, Iran, Sudan, Israel, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans, Egypt, Libya.

She has interviewed most of the top world leaders over the past two decades and Amanpour has received every major broadcast award, including an inaugural Television Academy Award, ten News and Documentary Emmys, four George Foster Peabody Awards, and nine honorary degrees. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and an Honorary Citizen of Sarajevo. Amanpour is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island.



Parking will be available in Lot 4. From the 405 Freeway, exit at Sunset Blvd East. Follow Sunset Blvd and take a right turn at Westwood Plaza. Go straight, past Charles. E Young Drive to arrive at the parking and information kiosk. Purchase a parking permit for Lot 4 with the attendant, then enter into Lot 4 on your left. 



  • Arrive early, doors open at 4:30 pm
  • There will be a stand-by line on the day of the event. 
  • Pay-by-Space parking spaces are available (cash or credit card) in Lot 4. All day parking passes can also be purchased from an information kiosk for $12 (cash only). Handicap parking is available in Lot 5.
  • No bulky video equipment or flash photography permitted. 
  • No food or beverages permitted inside Korn Convocation Hall. 
  • Details for this event are subject to change. 
  • Please check our website for last minute details prior to the event.



In sponsoring the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series, the Burkle Center for International Relations celebrates the memory of Daniel Pearl as a prominent journalist who dedicated his life to bringing joy and understanding to the world. Past presenters have included David Remnick of The New Yorker, Leon Wieseltier of The New Republic, Christopher Hitchens, CNN's Anderson Cooper, David Brooks and Thomas Friedman of The New York Times, ABC’s Ted Koppel, CBS’s Jeff Greenfield, Daniel Schorr of NPR, and CNN's Larry King and most recently former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice.

Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, The Daniel Pearl Foundation