J. Robert Oppenheimer

On April 9, Margrethe Vestager, the Executive Vice President of the European Commission for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, delivered the 2024 IAS Public Policy Lecture. Her talk focused on three things that past IAS Director J. Robert Oppenheimer can tell us about technology. During the lecture, Vestager also announced that the European Commission is opening an investigation into Chinese wind-turbine suppliers.

April 2022 saw Hollywood come to the Institute as filming for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer biopic took place on campus. This article, featuring comments from Members and Visitors across all four IAS Schools, provides insight into what it was like to share the campus with the production team and highlights our community's reactions to the film.