Hannah Forsyth is Senior Lecturer in History at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney. A recent recipient of an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Hannah is currently working towards a manuscript tentatively entitled Virtue Capitalism: The Moral Economy of the Global Professional Class c.1870–2008. She is the author of A History of the Modern Australian University (NewSouth, 2014).
The long road home
Two days before our flight, Dubai – our leapfrog to Sydney – closed its border. At midnight, we had new tickets routed through San Francisco…At Heathrow we ate egg sandwiches on the airport floor…and checked our email. Our permission to travel through the United States was revoked.