Universitas Indonesia Conferences, The 8th International Symposium of Journal Antropologi Indonesia

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Ans Prawati Yuliantari

Last modified: 2022-05-31


This article aims to analyze the causal factors and efforts of Manggarai students to survive during the Covid-19 pandemic in Makassar. This study is important because student migration from Manggarai to Makassar has occurred for more than a decade and this city is one of the main destinations for migration of Manggarai people. Research problems discussed were what factors caused Manggarai students in Makassar to survive in the pandemic era? And how do the students try to overcome the crisis they are experiencing? This research is descriptive qualitative research using sociological and anthropological approaches. Primary data collection used the interview method with ten respondents, all of whom were Manggarai students in Makassar. While secondary sources come from various newspaper articles, journals, and books following the research objectives. Based on the analysis of the research problems, it can be seen that the students chose to stay in Makassar because of educational and economic factors, social networks, and cultural solidarity among the students themselves and the Manggarai diaspora in Makassar.


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