Elles graduted from the University College London with a degree in European Social and Political Studies. Her specialization was in international politics and law. She has been a freelance writer for about a year and is mainly interested in cultural and socio-political issues. Elles believes that, to understand how today’s society works, one needs to understand the roots of that society. Thus, to understand how international relations work, one needs to understand the intricate and oftentimes delicate history that connect different groups of people. Writing for the New Historian is the perfect way to combine several of her biggest passions; history, travel, and writing.
Undoubtedly, history has seen many chapters with blatant human rights violations and picturesque Australia is no exception. Between 1910 and 1970, approximately 100,000 Aboriginal children w... Read more
110 years after her death, historians today still have divided opinions about the former concubine, who effectively controlled China during the late Qing Dynasty. Some depict her as a cruel... Read more