On Mobilisation Vocabulary

Collection of words with testimonials on the personal understanding of possible meanings of these terms

Community mobilisation

Individuals or groups in a community get together to achieve a particular goal. Two types of community mobilisation are distinguished within the On Mobilisation project: (a) micro-community mobilisation that aims at empowering individuals to identify their needs, their rights, and reflect on their ideas and beliefs on the local level; and (b) transnational community mobilisation.

[From the project application, Spring 2022]

Evening School

Space for informal peer-to-peer learning and knowledge exchange open to the public, highlighting perspectives and types of knowledge that are often underrepresented.

[From the project application, Spring 2022]


A small scale community that consists of not more than 30 individuals. It is a safe space, both physical and digital, based on mutual trust and respect. Members of a micro-community connect over the common problem within the local context. Their goal is to improve the situation or completely solve the problem. Micro-communities organise the human, material, financial and other resources required for socio-economic development on the local level.

[From the project application, Spring 2022]


We distinguish empirical tools (surveys, publishing formats,…), methodological tools (different methods of facilitation, tarot deck,…) and artistic tools (the ghost in each other’s practice, the artistic practices themselves).

[From the project application, Spring 2022]

Transnational communities

Micro-communities who maintain family, social, cultural or economic links across national borders. These groups of individuals have several identities, links, and competencies in more than one culture.

[From the project application, Spring 2022]