Elle Hardy

Elle Hardy is an Australian freelance writer with an interest in international affairs, politics, culture, and literature.

Articles

World

The Samarkand slavedriver leaves a legacy of fear

World

Travelling across Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan, Elle Hardy discovered a fascinating mix of ancient cultures, simmering divisions and seeming contradictions

World

Soviet nostalgia in the breakaway republic

Art & Design
World

The architecture of oil-rich autocracies always strikes the same note 

World

What drives Australians' obsession with Gallipoli?