Shiv Visvanathan (JGU): Interrogating the Nation. Nikola Purkovic (Westminster): What Role Do Nationalisms Play in the (In) Stability of Russia and China? An interview with Ali Ansari, author of The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran. Anatol Lieven on chauvinism and idealism in American nationalism. Artem Kaznatcheev on remembering the dangers of nationalism. From Infoshop News, welcome back to the 30s: An article on the rebirth of radical nationalism. Daniel Snowman reviews Histories of Nations: How their Identities Were Forged, ed. Peter Furtado. A review of The Origins of Nationalism: An Alternative History from Ancient Rome to Early Modern Germany by Caspar Hirschi. Andrew F. Smith reviews Collective Identity, Oppression, and the Right to Self-Ascription by Andrew J. Pierce. A review of Multiculturalism: A Critical Introduction by Michael Murphy. An interview with Jens-Martin Eriksen and Frederik Stjernfelt, authors of The Democratic Contradictions of Multiculturalism (and more). A question of identity: The nation-state is shrinking to just a flag, some sports teams and a pile of debts. The Animaniacs song "Nations of the World" names 160 places in less than 2 minutes — can you name them all in 10?