Логотип CGES

The role of political generals in Prussian-German history of the 19th and 20th centuries

This project by Nikolay Vlasov, Associate Professor at St. Petersburg University aims at revealing the impact of the phenomenon of “political generals” on political and social development of Prussia-Germany. The research trip to Berlin was supported by the Centre for German and European Studies, St. Petersburg. The results of this research were published as a CGES working paper. 






  • Vlasov, N. (2018). Alfred von Waldersee. Issues of history, 8,26 – 41 (in Russian).
  • Vlasov, N.(forthcoming). Alfred von Waldersee's chancellor ambitions: the problem of a personal diary as a historical source. Petersburg historical journal, 1 (in Russian).