Telling the story of Guangzhou

How do you tell the story of Guangzhou? Up-and-coming Shenzhen is breathing down Guangzhou’s neck, with its narrative of whirlwind development from small fisherman’s town to Chinese Silicon Valley in 40 years. So the old city of Canton (as Guangzhou used to be called) is on a soul-searching mission and the Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences invited me to take a fresh look at the city using the technique of Storytelling. Continue reading “Telling the story of Guangzhou”