1st Australian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Covid-19 Pandemic and Identity Negotiation (Phenomenological Study about Mapur’s Social Resilience in Bangka – Indonesia)

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Track: Case Studies

The Covid 19 pandemic has an impact on all levels of society in Bangka Belitung . The Situation give impact on Social, Economic and Cultural conditions. The community also has different reactions in dealing with the pandemic situation, which has an impact on the socio-cultural aspects of the community. One of the people who have local wisdom in Bangka Belitunga is the Mapur ethnic. The Mapur ethnic is a representative of the Malay community in Bangka Belitung. This study aims to explore the process of negotiating the cultural identity of the Mapur community resilience the Covid 19 pandemic situation. The negotiation of cultural identity can be seen from the meaning of the Mapur Tribe to the Covid 19 pandemic which appears as a symbol that intersects experiencing friction and interplay with the local wisdom of the tribe. The location of this research is in Belinyu District which is the location where the Mapur Tribe lives. The method used in this study is a qualitative method with a phenomenological research approach. Data was collected using non-participant observation techniques and in-depth interviews.

Published in: 1st Australian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Sydney, Australia

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: December 21-22, 2022

ISBN: 979-8-3507-0542-3
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767